Recommended Academic Plan for Nutritional Sciences/Basic Science (NUTR/BSCNS at all campuses)

Effective Fall 2002

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 (GWS) - Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015 (GWS)

ENGL 015 (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030 (GWS) - Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030 (GWS)

ENGL 030 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
3
3
1
4
3
1
Total credits 15

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100 (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100 (GWS)

CAS 100 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
1
BIOL 141 (GN) - Introductory PhysiologyNotes for: BIOL 141 (GN)

BIOL 141 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
NUTR 251 (GHA) - Introductory Principles of NutritionNotes for: NUTR 251 (GHA)

NUTR 251 (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
15
BIOL 230W (GN) - Biology: Molecules and CellsNotes for: BIOL 230W (GN)

BIOL 230W (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
MATH 140 (GQ) - Calculus With Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140 (GQ)

MATH 140 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
3
1
Total credits 15

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
3
STAT 200 (GQ) - Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200 (GQ)

STAT 200 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
MICRB 201 - Introductory MicrobiologyNotes for: MICRB 201

MICRB 201

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MICRB 202 - Introductory Microbiology LaboratoryNotes for: MICRB 202

MICRB 202

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
Select 3 credits of supporting courses in consultation with academic adviser

Supporting Course

3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
B M B 211 - Elementary BiochemistryNotes for: B M B 211

B M B 211

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1
4
2
3
Select 3 credits of supporting courses in consultation with an academic adviser

Supporting Course

3
Total credits 16

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
NUTR 445 - Nutrient Metabolism INotes for: NUTR 445

NUTR 445

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
4
ENGL 202C (GWS) - Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C (GWS)

ENGL 202C (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Elective (4-6 credits required)

Elective

2
Select 3 credits from 400-level supporting courses in consultation with an academic adviser

400-level Supporting Course

3
Total credits 14

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
NUTR 446 - Nutrient Metabolism IINotes for: NUTR 446

NUTR 446

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
NUTR 451 - Nutrition throughout the Life CycleNotes for: NUTR 451

NUTR 451

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Select 3 credits of supporting courses in consultation with an academic adviser

Supporting Course

3
Select 3 credits from 400-level supporting courses in consultation with an academic adviser

Supporting Course

3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
3
3
3
Elective (4-6 credits required)

Elective

2
Select 3 credits from 400-level supporting courses in consultation with an academic adviser

Supporting Course

3
Total credits 14

Additional Notes

  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Scheduling patterns for courses not taught each semester: Courses taught fall semester only - BIOL 110, BIOL 230W. Courses taught spring semester only - CHEM 035.

PROGRAM NOTES: MATH 022 or ALEKS placement of 61% or higher is a prerequisite for CHEM 110.

 

LIMITATIONS ON SOURCE AND TIME FOR CREDIT ACQUISITION Per Senate policy 83-80.5, the college dean or campus chancellor and program faculty may require up to 24 credits of course work in the major to be taken at the location or in the college or program where the degree is earned. Most majors in Health and Human Development require students to complete up to 24 credits for the major through courses taken at University Park. Courses taken at other Penn State campuses may not be counted toward this 24 credit minimum.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ENGL 030 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
CAS 100 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.