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We award more than $200,000 annually in scholarships to incoming students.
Your assigned advisor will support you with academic planning throughout your time at Nebraska.
Career coaches can help you plan for a meaningful career built upon your degree program.
Engage in challenging curriculum combining multiple sciences with nutrition and health courses. Nutrition and health programs provide a comprehensive preparation for study at the graduate level.
Research and Outreach Opportunities
Conduct research alongside expert faculty on one of several nutrition and health topics. Make an impact across the state through the Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases or Nebraska Extension.
Learn about nutrition, exercise, food and culture in Japan, or study the sports medicine practices of ancient Greece during faculty-led global experiences.
Career Preparation in Nutrition and Health Sciences (NUTR 150)
Philosophy and goals of academic programs, curricula, certifications, career opportunities and graduate programs in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences.
Human Nutrition and Metabolism (NUTR 250)
Introduction to nutrient function in the body, nutrient chemistry and energy metabolism. Role of nutrients in health and disease.
Health Information: Science, Media and the Consumer (NUTR 302)
Critical evaluation, interpretation and communication of consumer health messages.
General Chemistry I + Lab (CHEM 109AL)
Introduction to chemical reactions, the mole concept, properties of the states of matter, atomic structure, periodic properties, chemical bonding and molecular structure.
Fundamentals of Biology I + Lab (LIFE 120L)
A systems approach to the study of life at the cellular level, investigating cellular structures, chemical processes, metabolism, division, gene expression and patterns of inheritance.
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