Nutritional Sciences Transfer Requirements for applicants looking to enroll Spring 2020 or Fall 2020

Understand relationships among human health and well-being, food and lifestyle patterns, food quality and agricultural systems, and social and institutional environments, while drawing on chemistry, biology, and social sciences. Focus on: human nutrition; community nutrition; international nutrition; and molecular nutrition.

Academic Record

  • Strong academic record at the college level. In general, competitive applicants have at least a 3.0 (B) average.
  • CALS Required Coursework should be completed or in-progress with a “B” or better before applying.
  • The most competitive applicants are full-time students who have met the GPA and course requirements.

For transfers entering as sophomores

or transfers with two full-time college semesters of study (post-high school) completed or in progress at time of application.

Required:

  • One full academic year of Introductory Biology with labs
  • Two College Writing/English Composition courses or one writing/composition and Public Speaking
  • Statistics
  • Inorganic Chemistry I & II with labs

For transfers entering as juniors

or transfers with four full-time college semesters of study (post-high school) completed or in progress at time of application.

Required:

  • One full academic year of Introductory Biology with labs
  • Two College Writing/English Composition courses or one writing/composition and Public Speaking
  • Inorganic Chemistry I & II with labs
  • Organic Chemistry I & II with labs

Strongly encouraged (but not required):

  • Statistics
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Courses that meet the CALS social science and humanities requirements in Cultural Analysis, Historical Analysis, Knowledge, Cognition and Moral Reasoning, Literature and the Arts, Social and Behavioral Analysis and Foreign Language.