General Foods and Nutrition

In the 120 semester hours required for a degree, the general foods and nutrition major offers many elective hours to allow you to prepare for special careers by combining food and nutrition study with other areas such as exercise science, journalism, business or physical and biological sciences.

Career Opportunities

  • Clinical Dietitian (RD required)
  • Public Health Nutritionist (RD required)
  • Corporate Nutritionist
  • Food and Nutrition Consultant
  • Food and Nutrition Journal Editor
  • Research Specialist
  • Food Service Management
  • Consumer Relations Specialist
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Entrepreneur