Nutritional Sciences Major

Working in the FNH labsThis major is specifically intended for students interested in basic human and animal nutritional sciences. It provides opportunities for students to integrate nutrition with their interests in other areas such as health and science, and prepares students to continue their education at Masters and Ph.D levels, to pursue a career in nutrition and/or health research, and in research- and development-related industries, or to further their studies in health professions such as naturopathy, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, rehabilitation sciences, or veterinary medicine.

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Nutritional Sciences Major

  • ANTH 227 Culture, Health, and Illness
  • ANTH 425 Nutritional Archaeology
  • ANTH 428 Medicine, Society, and Culture
  • ANTH 429 Global Health in Cross-Cultural Contexts
  • ECON 234 Wealth and Poverty of Nations
  • ECON 255 Understanding Globalization
  • FMST 210 Family Context of Human Development
  • FMST 312 Parent-child Relationships
  • FMST 314 Relationship development
  • FMST 316 Human Sexuality
  • FMST 436 Family Life Education
  • FNH 342 Consumer Aspects of Food
  • FNH 355 International Nutrition
  • FNH 405 Microbiology of Food and Beverage Fermentation
  • FNH 413 Food Safety
  • FNH 455 Applied International Nutrition
  • FNH 471 Human Nutrition Over the Life Span
  • FNH 473 Nutrition Education in the Community
  • HESO 400 Sociocultural Determinants of Health
  • HKIN 261 Health Policy and Society
  • HKIN 464 Health Promotion and Physical Activity
  • LFS 302A/B International Field Studies
  • LFS 340 First Nations Health and the Traditional Role of Plants (3 credits)
  • LFS 400 Digital Communication Topics in Agriculture
  • LFS 450 Land, Food, and Community III
  • LFS 496A/b Career Development Internship
  • PHIL 433 Bio-Medical Ethics
  • POLI 350 Public Policy
  • POLI 364 International Organizations Infant and Maternal Health
  • PSYC 100 General Psychology (or PSYC 101/102)
  • PSYC 314 Health Psychology
  • PSYC 322 Adulthood and Aging
  • SOCI 200 Sociology of the Family
  • SOCI 240A Introduction to Social Interaction
  • SOCI 301A Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment
  • SOCI 324 Sociology of the Life Course
  • SOCI 342 Consumers and Consumption
  • SOCI 415A Theories of Family and Kinship
  • SOCI 420A Sociology of the
  • SOCI 425A Urban Sociology
  • SOCI 440A Economic Sociology
  • SOCI 444 Sociology of Aging
  • SOCI 473 Sociology of Mental Illness
  • SOCI 479 Social Determinants of Health
  • SOCI 484 Sociology of Health and Illness
  • SPPH 200 Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations
  • SPPH 300 Working in International Health
  • SPPH 400 Health Care Team Development
  • SPPH 401 Health Care Ethics
  • SPPH 402 HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
  • SPPH 404 First Nations Health: Historical and Contemporary Issues
  • SPPH 406 Aging from an Interdisciplinary Perspective
  • SPPH 407 Disability and Justice
  • SPPH 408 Topics in Aboriginal Health: Community-based Learning Experience
  • SPPH 409 International Indigenous Experiences of Colonization
  • SPPH 410 Improving Public Health
  • SPPH 411 Violence Across the Lifespan
  • WMST 310 Women’s Health Issues
  • WMST 401 Body, Gender, and Society

Here are just a few examples of ways alumni have used their FNH and Nutritional Sciences background in other
fields!

  • Food service supervisor
  • Diet technician
  • Nutrition educator
  • Nutrition and fitness consultant
  • Pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Quality assurance/lab technician
  • Free-lance researcher for nutrition book
  • Naturopathic doctor
  • Nutrition communication associate
  • Food safety inspector
  • Health food supplement sales agent
  • Food Safety coordinator
  • Research assistant