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Nutritional Science, B.S.

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Explore the Science Behind Nutrition and Optimal Health

Learn about how your body utilizes the food you eat to maintain health and how unbalanced eating patterns can lead to poor health and disease. In your courses you’ll not only learn about food and nutrition, but also fundamental aspects of nutritional physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, the psychology of eating and food choices and how to support physical activity with healthy eating. With a degree in nutritional science, you will be prepared for advanced healthcare education, graduate school and research. This flexible degree is also an excellent launching point for other careers in health and wellness.

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  • Prepare for an advanced degree in health care
  • Assist in a faculty member’s nutrition research
  • Join student clubs, attend conferences and network with nutrition professionals
  • Gain practical skills in the Carmelita Spencer Foods Laboratory

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Margaret Ritchie School of Family & Consumer Sciences

Physical Address:
Mary Hall Niccolls Building, Rm 103
751 Campus Drive

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 3183
Moscow, ID 83844-3183

Phone: 208-885-6546

Fax: 208-885-5751

Email: famcon@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/fcs

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Mailing Address:
322 E. Front Street, Suite 180
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Email: boise@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/boise

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Mailing Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2277

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

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