Molecular and Experimental Track
The Molecular and Experimental Track emphasizes a fundamental background in the biological and physical sciences that relate to human health and nutrition. This option offers students the opportunity to develop analytical and critical thinking skills through undergraduate research with department faculty, independent study and study abroad programs, and a science-based curricula that is essential for graduate studies and pre-professional schools. See academic advisor for information on application procedures, GPA requirements, specific course listings and eligibility requirements.
- Degree: B.S. Nutrition
- Credit Hours: 120 total credit hours
Students pursuing the Molecular and Experimental Track have a variety of opportunities available to them upon graduation. This option provides opportunities for students interested in pursuing careers in specialized science-based fields in the biological or medical sciences, to pursue graduate degrees beyond the baccalaureate or to enter professional schools of medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or similar disciplines.
|Job Title||Description||Average Salary|
|Professor||Conduct nutritional research that can lead to improved dietary practices or the use of nutrition to treat diseases. Instruct university students in nutritional sciences.||$68,000|
|Clinical Nutrition Manager||Serve as a supervisory dietician, clinical nutrition expert and consultant with primary responsibility for professional management support of a comprehensive nutritional care program for government agencies.||$90,000|
|Pharmaceutical Scientist||Examine molecular compounds that can be used to safely treat diseases.||$104,000|
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