This concentration is offered to biological science majors enrolled in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences or the College of Arts and Sciences

The concentration offers biology majors courses on the nature and biochemical function of essential and nonessential nutrients, nutrient requirements, the role of nutrients in gene expression, and the role of diet in both risk of chronic disease and treatment of existing disease states. 

If you decide to pursue this program, you will be encouraged to complete a diverse set of advanced courses that will give you a perspective on current knowledge of nutrient requirements and function,and how this knowledge can be used. More information can be found in the current Courses of Study online.