Suggested Degree Pathway for Nutritional Science - General Option

For students who entered fall 2020 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total14
HSCI.1010Human Anatomy & Physiology I (SCL)3
HSCI.1030Human Anatomy & Phys. I Lab (SCL)1
HSCI.1051IPE First Year Seminar1
ENGL.1010 /
HONR.1100
College Writing I / FYSH (CW)3
PSYC.1010Introduction to Psychological Science (SS)13
SOCI.1010Intro. to Sociology (SS)13

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
PUBH.1021Introduction to Public Health (SS)13
HSCI.1020Human Anatomy & Phys. II (SCL)3
HSCI.1040Human Anatomy & Phys II Lab (SCL)1
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
MATH.1210Mgmt. Pre-calculus (MATH)3
NUTR.1100Nutrition and Wellness3
Total16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total14
HSCI.2110Basic Clinical Microbiology3
HSCI.2130Basic Clinical Microbiology Lab1
HSCI.2510Physiological Chem I23
HSCI.2530Physiological Chem. I Lab21
NUTR.2700Introduction to Food Safety3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
HSCI.2520Physiological Chem. II43
HSCI.2540Physiological Chemistry II Lab41
MATH.2830Intro. to Statistics (STEM)3
BMSC.2420Organic Structures and Reactions I33
BMSC.2440Organic Structures and Reactions Laboratory I31
NUTR.2060Human Nutrition3
Total14

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total17
BMSC.3630Analytical Instrumentation Laboratory (QL)2
HSCI.3400IPE Research Methods3
HSCI.3500Human Biochemistry3
NUTR.3450Community Nutrition (DCA), (SRE)3
NUTR.3720Obesity & Weight Control3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total15
NUTR.3010Food Science with Lab3
NUTR.3360Lifecycle Nutrition3
NUTR.3710Nutrition & Metabolism3
PUBH.3050Intro. to Epidemiology (IL)3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total15
NUTR.4630Vitamins and Minerals3
NUTR.4650Lab Methods in Nutr. Assessment3
NUTR.4810Medical Nutrition Therapy I3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total15
NUTR.4720Nutrigenetics3
NUTR.4820Medical Nutrition Therapy II3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3

Total Minimum Credits = 120

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

2Can be replaced with CHEM.1110 / CHEM.1130L Chemistry I with Lab OR CHEM.1210 / CHEM.1230L Chemistry I with Lab.

3Can be replaced with CHEM.2210 Organic Chemistry I and one of the labs CHEM.2270L / CHEM.2290L Organic Chemistry Laboratory IA / Organic Chemistry Laboratory IB

4Can be replaced with CHEM.1120 / CHEM.1140L General Chemistry II with Lab OR CHEM.1220 / CHEM.1240L Chemistry II with Lab

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 policy 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: 10/20/2020