Suggested Degree Pathway for Nutritional Science

For students who entered fall 2015 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.1010 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (SCL) 3
HSCI.1030 Human Anatomy & Phys. I Lab (SCL) 1
ENGL.1010/ HONR.1100 College Writing I/FYSH (CW) 3
PSYC.1010 Introduction to Psychological Science (SS)1 3
SOCI.1010 Intro. to Sociology (SS)1 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.1021 Introduction to Public Health 3
HSCI.1020 Human Anatomy & Phys. II (SCL) 3
HSCI.1040 Human Anatomy & Phys II Lab (SCL) 1
ENGL.1020 College Writing II (CW) 3
MATH.1210 Mgmt.Pre-calculus (MATH) 3
NUTR.2050 Intro. to Nutritional Science 3
Total 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
NUTR.2060 Human Nutrition 3
HSCI.2110 Basic Clinical Microbiology 3
HSCI.2130 Basic Clinical Microbiology Lab 1
HSCI.2510 Physiological Chem I 3
HSCI.2530 Physiological Chem. I Lab 1
MATH.2830 Intro. to Statistics (STEM) 3
Total 14

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.2520 Physiological Chem. II 3
HSCI.2540 Physiological Chemistry II Lab 1
NUTR.3360 Life Cycle Nutrition 3
MLSC.3410 Organic Reaction and Structure 3
MLSC.3430 Organic Reaction and Structure Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Open/Minor Elective 3
Total 14

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
NUTR.3450 Community Nutrition (DCA), (SRE) 3
HSCI.3500 Human Biochemistry 3
MLSC.3610 Clinical Lab. Instrumentation (CTPS), (QL) 3
MLSC.3630 Clinical Lab. Instrumentation Lab 2
NUTR.3720 Obesity & Weight Control 3
xxxx.xxxx Open/Minor Elective 3
Total 17

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
NUTR.2010 Food Science with Lab 3
NUTR.3710 Nutrition & Metabolism 3
xxxx.xxxx Open/Minor Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
Total 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PUBH.3050 Intro. To Epidemiology 3
NUTR.4630 Vitamins and Minerals 3
NUTR.4650 Lab Methods in Nutr. Assessment 3
NUTR.4810 Medical Nutrition Therapy I 3
NUTR.4830 Senior Research 2
Total 14

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
NUTR.4060  Biochemistry of Lipids 3
NUTR.4720 Nutrition & Gene Expression 3
NUTR.4820 Medical Nutrition Therapy II 3
NUTR.4960 Senior Research in Nutrition (IL), (WOC), (AIL) 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
Total 15

Total Minimum Credits = 121

1Meets Core Curriculum Social Sciences Perspective (SS) requirement.

Note: All students must come for pre-registration advising every semester.

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum website for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SiS. If you need assistance, please contact your adviser.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated: 10/17/2017