Family and Consumer Sciences - Community Nutrition (Bachelor of Science)

The concentration in Community Nutrition offers the academic background needed for positions in a variety of community agencies that provide nutrition services for individuals, families, and groups.  This concentration does not qualify for entry into the Didactic Program in Dietetics.

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
BY 101
BY 103
Introductory Biology I
and Introductory Biology Lab I
4
CY 115 Concepts of General Chemistry I 4
MS 112 Precalculus Algebra 3
FCS 122 Fundamentals of Food Preparation and Meal Management 3
SSC 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours17
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
EH 141 Speech 3
PSY 201 Principles of Psychology 3
FCS 200 Seminar in Family and Consumer Sciences 2
BY 263 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
 Hours15
Sophomore
Fall
Fine Arts 3
Literature 3
History 3
SY 221 Introduction to Sociology 3
CS 201 Introduction to Information Technology 3
 Hours15
Spring
Literature 3
History 3
EC 222 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MS 204 Basic Statistics 3
FCS 328 Career Paths in Nutrition and Dietetics 1
FCS 355 Family Life Education (WI) 3
 Hours16
Junior
Fall
FCS 322
Normal Nutrition
or Introductory Nutrition
3
FCS 326 Food Safety and Sanitation 3
FCS 332 Social Cultural Aspects of Apparel 3
EH 322 Technical Writing (WI) 3
MGT 301 Principles of Management 3
 Hours15
Spring
FCS 327 Nutrition in the Life Cycle 3
FCS 338 Community Nutrition 3
FCS 350 Lifespan Human Development (WI) 3
MKT 301 Principles of Marketing 3
HPE 315 Community and Consumer Health 3
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
FCS 325 Quantity Food Production 3
FCS 339 Professional Communications in Family and Consumer Sciences 2
FCS 371 Management of Family Resources 3
FCS 471 Family Housing and Interiors 3
HPE 232 Sports Safety and First Aid Training 2
 Hours13
Spring
FCS 428 International Foods 3
FCS 448 Alternative Medicine and Dietary Supplements 3
FCS 458 Research and Statistical Methods in FCS 3
HPE 318 Health for Special Populations 3
General Elective 2
 Hours14
 Total Hours120