Admission requirements

Admission to the program is determined by a minimum High school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale with no additional criteria required. Students who have completed college level courses should have a minimum GPA of 2.7 in NUTR/DIET, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics courses required in the program. With the exception of a minimum GPA, the program is open enrollment and program capacity will only be limited by personnel availability and laboratory space.

BS in Nutritional Sciences Program Application 

Deadline to apply to the program will be until capacity is filled.

Progression requirements 

Students will have to maintain a grade of "C" or above in all the major requirement courses to remain in the program. The students are also expected to complete the required prerequisites for the courses. They are also expected to co-register in courses as detailed in the syllabus.

Graduation requirements 

Completion is based on the students getting a minimum grade of "C" in all NUTR courses. 

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2018-2019 UTRGV BS-Nutritional Sciences Concentration Nutrition Roadmap

2018-2019 UTRGV BS-Nutritional Sciences Concentration Nutrition and Fitness Roadmap