Student Outcomes

B. S. in Nutrition Science

Student outcomes associated with the Nutrition Science program.

  1. Demonstrate how to locate, interpret, evaluate, and use professional literature
  2. Use current information technologies to locate and apply evidence based guidelines.
  3. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  4. Demonstrate advocacy and negotiation skills.
  5. Apply knowledge of the role of environment, food, and lifestyle choices in health and disease.
  6. Describe the role of essential nutrients in health promotion and disease prevention.
  7. Determine nutrient needs across the lifespan.
  8. Integrate knowledge of the use of nutrients at the molecular, cellular and organ level.
  9. Integrate genetic, physiologic and biochemical mechanisms by which food and nutrients promote optimal health.
  10. Use the scientific method in the application of research methodologies.
  11. Interpret basic statistics used in nutrition and medical research.
  12. Demonstrate ability to critically evaluate information.
  13. Apply theoretical information to solve practical problems.