NSU B.S. Nutritional Sciences – Allied Health: Students who major in Nutritional Sciences with the Allied Health option complete prerequisites courses needed to apply to a wide variety of healthcare professional programs or graduate school. Students receiving a degree in Nutritional Sciences - Allied Health option will be competitive because their educational experience brings a special dimension to their overall knowledge of the relationship of nutrition to health.
The Allied Health option within the Nutritional Sciences program will allow students to utilize this bachelor degree to meet prerequisites for a variety of health professional programs, such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, radiologic technology, dental hygiene, and physician assistant.
Major guidelines / regulations:
- The Allied Health option is a guided plan of courses developed with approval from the academic advisor or faculty mentor; course selection will depend on the student’s heal profession interest. At least five hours must be 3000/3000 level courses.
- Students selecting the Allied Health option must select a minor (18 hours). Recommended minors include the Pre-health minor or other applicable minor to meet career or professional education goals.
What it takes to complete a B. S. in Nutritional Sciences from NSU. If you don’t complete your AA at TCC, you will need to meet NSU’s specific general education requirements. You must have at least 124 hours completed to earn a BS Ed. Of those hours, 60 must be from a university (4 year school), 40 must be junior and senior (3000/4000) level, and half of the hours in your major must be from NSU. You must also be both English and computer proficient. This means that you must pass English Composition I & II with a “C” or better and demonstrate computer proficiency (high school or college course work / test). Therefore, when you transfer to NSU, you will likely need to complete around 60 more hours in order to earn your Bachelor of Science degree.