The Nutrition Sciences major focuses on science-based aspects of human nutrition and the application of those principles to promote optimal health. Available courses include:

  • Food Science
  • World Nutrition
  • Experimental Foods
  • Nutrition Counseling and Education
  • Food Service Production
  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Advanced Nutrition

The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, allowing graduates to be well-equipped to complete training and become a Registered Dietitian by taking the Registration Examination for Dietitians.

Graduates can expect to find job opportunities in many fields including Sports Nutrition, Health Care, Community Nutrition Services, Eating Disorder Counseling and Weight Management. Other fields include Pharmaceutical Sales, Food Systems Management and Culinary Arts.

Baylor offers several Living-Learning Centers, which are housing opportunities designed to place students of common interests together. The Science & Health Living-Learning Center is a residential option available for pre-health students. Students are able to collaborate with each other, science faculty and medical researchers.

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