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Human Nutrition & Dietetic Science (HNDS)

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HNDS Major Roadmap

Key Coursework for the HNDS Major:

Science - Based Courses

  • Biology
  • Chemistry I & II
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Anatomy & Physiology

Nutrition - Based Courses

  • Human Nutrition
  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Community Nutrition
  • Nutrition Counseling & Communication
  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Diet Therapy I & II
  • HNDS Capstone
  • HNDS Seminar I & II

Food - Based Courses

  • Food Science I
  • Food Microbiology
  • Sensory Evaluation of Food
  • Quantity Food Service
  • Food Service Organization & Management

Parallel Fields - Broadening Your Expertise

Many minors are available at NMSU compliment the HNDS major. Only a few more classes can enhance your understanding and can prepare you for a unique expertise in the field of nutrition.

HNDS Major - An Accredited Program

The HNDS major is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

To learn more about the HNDS program, contact:

Devon L. Golem, PhD, RD, LD (Dr. Golem)
Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics
Assistant Professor of Human Nutrition and Dietetic Science
Email: dgolem@nmsu.edu

NMSU - Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND)