Major Biology/ Minor Nutrition and Dietetics

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Study plan

The study plan consists of 128 credit hours distributed as follows:

Requirements

Credit Hours

University requirements

21-22

Faculty requirements

21

Specialization requirements (major and minor)

80

Free electives

6-5

Total

128

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Specialization Requirements (80 credit hours)

Compulsory courses:68 credit hours including the following:

Course No.

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

BIOL232

Invertebrate zoology

BIOL111

BIOL235

Vertebrate zoology

BIOL232

BIOL241

Botany

BIOL111

BIOL243

General microbiology

BIOL111

BIOL244

Cell biology

BIOL111

BIOL331

Genetics

BIOL244

BIOL332

Ecology

BIOL235

BIOL333

Molecular biology

BIOL244

BIOL411

Seminar in biology

4th year level

BIOL430

Animal physiology

BIOL235, BIOC331

BIOL431

Plant physiology

BIOL241, BIOC331

CHEM112

General chemistry lab 2

CHEM111 and (CHEM132 or concurrent)

CHEM132

General chemistry 2

CHEM141 or CHEM143 for Environmental Engineering students

CHEM230

Basics of organic chemistry

CHEM132 or CHEM133

CHEM234

Analytical chemistry 1

CHEM132 or CHEM133

BIOC331

Biochemistry 1

BIOL131, (CHEM230 or CHEM242 or concurrent)

NUTD231

Fundamentals of human nutrition

BIOL131 and CHEM133

NUTD233

Principles of food preparation

NUTD231

NUTD238

Life cycle nutrition 1

NUTD231

NUTD239

Lifecycle nutrition 2

NUTD231

NUTD331

Clinical nutrition I

NUTD238 and NUTD239

NUTD332

Clinical nutrition 2

NUTD238 and NUTD239

STAT2381

Biostatistics

 

 

2. Elective courses

Group I: Students choose 3 credit hours from biology or biochemistry courses that are 300 level or above. 

Group II: 9 credit hours from the following courses:

Course No.

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

NUTD235

Contemporary nutrition

NUTD238

NUTD334

Nutrition deficiency diseases

NUTD231

NUTD335

Nutrition and culture: Mediterranean and other diets

NUTD231

NUTD337

Sports nutrition

NUTD231

NUTD433

Emergency nutrition

NUTD231