**Please note that the B.A. in Human Nutrition and Foods has been converted to a B.S. in Human Nutrition and Foods (Nutritional Sciences Track) degree plan in place of the former B.A. in Human Nutrition and Foods.**
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Human Nutrition and Foods is a pre-professional degree plan designed to meet the requirements for the Pre-med, dental, optometry, physical assistant, pharmacy, and other postgraduate programs in the health care arena. Students earning a BA degree in the HNFDS will have an in depth knowledge of the science of nutrition and a solid foundation in applied science.
The BA degree plan is not a pathway to become a Registered Dietitian (RD). Students wishing to pursue the RD credential must complete the ACEND accredited Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Foods.