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Nutritional Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #189 (QS) , TX,
The Nutritional Sciences major offered by Texas A&M University prepares students with a comprehensive knowledge of the biological and social sciences to understand the relationships between nutrients, food components and human health. 

About

Prevention of diseases that are related to lifestyle, particularly diet and nutrition, is a focus of the curriculum. Core courses emphasize the role of nutrients in biochemistry, genetics, physiology, microbiology, and immunology that promotes wellness and enhances the quality of life. The major also provides an excellent background for those interested in pursuing graduate degrees in biological, nutritional or food sciences; professional degrees in human or veterinary medicine; degrees in dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing, public health and other health professions; or dietetic internships.

The Nutritional Sciences program is offered by Texas A&M University.Three curriculum tracks are offered (General Nutrition, Didactic Program in Dietetics and Molecular and Experimental Nutrition) to provide flexibility in one’s chosen career path. The Nutrition sciences major offered by Texas A&M University prepares one for graduate school, corporate wellness positions, health promotion programs, the food industry, public health programs, pharmaceutical sales, clinical dietetics, medical and research laboratories, biotechnology firms, government agencies and related fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Human Nutrition
  • Scientific Principles in Human Nutrition
  • Horizons in Nutrition and Food Science
  • Scientific Principles of Foods
  • Religious and Ethnic Foods
  • Principles of Animal Nutrition
  • Food Service Systems and Management
  • Nutrition Assessment and Planning
  • Nutritional Treatment of Disease 
  • Nutritional Pharmacometrics of Food Compounds

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Required documents:

  • Essays. Essay A (Required): Describe a setting in which you have collaborated or interacted with people whose experiences and/or beliefs differ from yours. Address your initial feelings, and how those feelings were or were not changed by this experience.Essay B (Required): Describe a circumstance, obstacle or conflict in your life, and the skills and resources you used to resolve it. Did it change you? If so, how?
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  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1562 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1562 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1562 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1562 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    661 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 661 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for College Station

  • 964 - 1490 USD/month
    Living Costs

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