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2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Nutritional Sciences

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Nikhil V. Dhurandhar, Ph.D. Chairperson

Professors: Boylan, Dhurandhar, Moustaid-Moussa, Murimi, Oldewaga-Theron, Reed, Spallholz
Associate Professor: Binks, Wang
Assistant Professors: Dawson, Hegde, Rahman
Assistant Professors of Practice: Fillipp, Kloiber
Research Assistant Professor: Ramalingam
Instructors: Booe, Childress
Adjunct Faculty: Paschall, Simnacher

CONTACT INFORMATION: 402 Human Sciences Bldg., 1301 Akron Ave., Box 41270, Lubbock, TX 79409-1270 T 806.742.5270 www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/ns

About the Department

This department supervises the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics
  • Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics - Online (pending THECB approval)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nutritional Sciences

In addition to the regular degree programs, the department provides a 15-month post-baccalaureate dietetic internship that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and meets the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) eligibility requirements for dietetic registration. For more information, see www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/ns.

Mission. The mission of the Department of Nutritional Sciences is to prepare individuals who will make a contribution to professions related to nutritional sciences and to society as a whole through quality education, research, and service.

Transfers. Students must have a 3.0 overall GPA to transfer into Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics degree and Nutrition with the Pre-professional track. This includes students who transfer from another university as well as from another program at Texas Tech University, and second degree students. Nutrition courses transferred into these degrees are at the discretion of the department and are approved case by case. Students who have successfully passed a basic nutrition course with a C or better are eligible to take the department exemption exam for NS 1410 . Other nutrition courses can be evaluated upon submission with a course description and syllabus. Please see the advisor for details. 

Graduate Program

For information on graduate programs offered by the Department of Nutritional Sciences, visit the Graduate School  section of the catalog.

Program Offerings & Course Descriptions


    Bachelor’sUndergraduate Minor


      Nutritional Sciences (Undergraduate Courses)

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