B.S. in Nutrition (Nutritional Sciences)

If you are interested in nutritional sciences teaching or research, TWU’s B.S. in Nutrition with an emphasis on nutritional sciences is the program for you.

This degree program is offered at TWU’s Denton campus, with a few courses available online.

Careers & Salaries

In addition to preparing you for careers in industry, research or university-level teaching positions, this degree is intended as the first step in professional studies that require advanced degrees, such as:

  • Medicine and veterinary medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Pharmacy

Your salary will be determined by which master’s or doctoral program you enter after earning your bachelor’s degree.

Why Nutrition at TWU?

At TWU, you learn by doing. As a student in the nutritional sciences program, you will get hands-on experience partnering with faculty on research projects using state-of-the art analytical equipment. This research will place you ahead of your peers as you apply for advanced degree programs.

Program Requirements

The nutritional sciences program requires 120 hours. Upper-level courses focus on nutrition, bionutrition, community nutrition, research and chemistry.

See full program requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

As a full-time student, you can complete the coursework for this bachelor’s degree within four years.

How To Apply

 See the Admissions Office for admission requirements and application information.

For More Information

Sherry Vanatta, M.S., RDN, LD
Undergraduate Advisor

940-898-2468