University of Southern Indiana

Degrees and Programs

"Starting in the fall semester of 2014, degree requirements may have significantly changed due to the launch of the University Core 39. Students entering the University of Southern Indiana before the fall semester of 2014 may be required to complete the old University Core Curriculum. See previous versions of the USI Academic Bulletin for degree requirements for previous bulletin years.”

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.

Name Hours Courses Checksheet
Food and Nutrition
Food and Nutrition, Dietetics Specialty 64
Food and Nutrition, Food Service Management 62
Food and Nutrition, Nutrition and Wellness Specialty 59
Name Hours Courses Checksheet
Nutrition 18-19


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

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