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Nutrition Sciences

The Nutrition Sciences major focuses on the science-based aspects of human nutrition and the application of those principles to food selection, preparation and consumption for the purpose of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Available courses include:

  • Food Science
  • Meal Management
  • Experimental Foods
  • Food Service Production
  • Advanced Nutrition

The Baylor University Nutrition Sciences program has been granted Accreditation for Dietetics Education, which means that upon graduation students are well equipped to complete training and become a Registered Dietician by taking the Registration Examination for Dietitians.

As society increasingly embraces a healthier lifestyle, graduates of the Nutrition Sciences program can expect to find job opportunities in a number of fields, including Sports Nutrition, Medical Nutrition Therapy, Eating Disorder Counseling, Weight Management, Pharmaceutical Sales, Food Systems Management, Culinary Arts, and more.

Baylor University offers several Living-Learning Centers, which are housing opportunities designed to place students of common interests together in living and learning environments. Baylor offers a Science and Health Living-Learning Center where students with common interest in pursuing a career in medicine and the sciences will be able to collaborate with each other as well as science faculty and medical researchers.

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