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Degrees and Programs

The College of Nursing and Health Professions Food and Nutrition degree is designed to prepare graduates for entry into community food and nutrition-related careers including healthcare, business, and industry. The major provides a broad coverage of the interpersonal, conceptual, analytical, and application skills necessary to perform in the food and nutrition-related field. 

The College offers a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Art degree in Food and Nutrition. Students choosing this degree must specialize in Dietetics, Nutrition and Wellness, or Food Service Management.

Progression to Graduation
The Program Director determines satisfactory completion of program requirements:

  • Achieve C or better in all nutrition core courses
  • Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours, 30 hours from USI
  • Complete a minimum of 39 hours of 300/400 level courses
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Core 39
In addition to the departmental degree requirements, undergraduate students must complete the University Core 39. Our core provides the foundation for all baccalaureate degrees at the University of Southern Indiana. A university education prepares individuals to live wisely in a diverse and global community by helping students acquire both discipline-specific competence and broader knowledge and skills that reach across disciplines. View the classes included in Core 39 or talk to your advisor for more information.