BS in Nutrition, Coordinated Program

Degree Requirements—BS in Nutrition, Coordinated Program Concentration

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition degree from UIC, students need to complete university, college, and department degree requirements. The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition degree requirements for the Coordinated Program concentration are outlined below. Students should consult the College of Applied Health Sciences section for additional degree requirements and college academic policies.

Summary of Requirements
Pre-Nutrition Course Requirements65
Coordinated Program Required Courses66
Total Hours131

Degree Requirements—Both Concentrations

Note: Students who do not place into certain courses or do not carefully plan sequential course work should expect to take summer session courses or possibly take longer than two years to complete the pre-nutrition course work. Students should seek advising from the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition for advice on course planning.

Pre-Nutrition Course Requirements

Required Courses
KN 100Kinesiology and Nutrition: First Year Seminar2
ENGL 160Academic Writing I: Writing in Academic and Public Contexts3
ENGL 161Academic Writing II: Writing for Inquiry and Research3
COMM 100Fundamentals of Human Communication3
Understanding the Creative Arts course b3
Understanding the Past course b3
PSCH 100Introduction to Psychology a4
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology a,c3
CHEM 122General Chemistry I Lecture4
CHEM 123General Chemistry Laboratory I d,e1
CHEM 124General Chemistry II Lecture4
CHEM 125General Chemistry Laboratory II d,e1
CHEM 232Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM/BIOS 352Introductory Biochemistry3
BIOS 110Biology of Cells and Organisms d4
MATH 110College Algebra f4
HN 110Foods3
HN 196Nutrition3
KN 251Human Physiological Anatomy I5
KN 252Human Physiological Anatomy II5
Total Hours65

Degree Requirements—Coordinated Program

Coordinated Program Required Courses

Required Courses
HN 202Culture and Food a2
HN 300Science of Foods3
HN 302Nutritional Assessment3
HN 306Nutrition Education3
HN 308Nutrition Science I3
HN 309Nutrition Science II3
HN 311Nutrition During the Life Cycle3
HN 313Introduction to Community Nutrition3
HN 318Genetic, Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Chronic Diseases3
HN 320Clinical Nutrition I3
HN 330Quantity Food Production3
HN 332Food Service Management2
HN 355Supervised Practice I8
HN 420Clinical Nutrition II3
HN 423Nutrition Counseling3
HN 440The Research Process3
HN 455Supervised Practice II15
Total Hours66

Sample Course Schedule—Coordinated Program

Plan of Study Grid
Junior Year
Fall SemesterHours
HN 202 Culture and Food 2
HN 302 Nutritional Assessment 3
HN 308 Nutrition Science I 3
HN 318 Genetic, Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Chronic Diseases 3
 Hours11
Spring Semester
HN 309 Nutrition Science II 3
HN 313 Introduction to Community Nutrition 3
HN 306 Nutrition Education 3
HN 330 Quantity Food Production 3
 Hours12
Senior Year
Fall Semester
HN 300 Science of Foods 3
HN 311 Nutrition During the Life Cycle 3
HN 320 Clinical Nutrition I 3
HN 332 Food Service Management 2
HN 440 The Research Process 3
 Hours14
Spring Semester
HN 355 Supervised Practice I 6
HN 420 Clinical Nutrition II 3
HN 423 Nutrition Counseling 3
 Hours12
Summer Semester
HN 355 Supervised Practice I 1
HN 455 Supervised Practice II 4
 Hours5
Fifth Year
Fall Semester
HN 355 Supervised Practice I 1
HN 455 Supervised Practice II 11
 Hours12
 Total Hours66