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The Nutritional Sciences emphasis prepares students for entry into either graduate school or a professional school such as medical, chiropractic or physician assistant. Nutritional Sciences is the discipline in which the biological, physiological and chemical sciences are used to study the nature of how the body digests food, absorbs and metabolizes nutrients, and the and the impact on health and well-being. Students will develop knowledge in the basic biological, chemical and physiological sciences for application in a health profession or in research and development. This emphasis does not meet the requirements to become a Registered Dietitian, but prepares students for entry into professional schools or for graduate study in Nutritional Sciences.
The Food Science emphasis prepares students for professional positions in the food manufacturing industry or for graduate study in Food Science. Food Science is the study of the science of production, processing, preservation, packaging and distribution of safe, wholesome and nutritious foods. Students will develop knowledge in the basic physical, chemical and engineering sciences. These sciences are used to study the nature of foods, the causes of food deterioration, and principles of food preservation. Creative approaches are employed to develop new food products for the rapidly changing consumer who desires good taste and good nutrition at a good price.
Detailed Course FactsTuition fee
- USD 8430 Year (National)
- USD 18044 Year (International)
Course ContentMajor Requirements
- General Biology
- Organic Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Laboratory Methods- Biochemistry
- Foods Principles and Lab Credits
- Food Safety and Technology Credits
- Human Nutrition
- Introduction to Physics
- Introduction to Statistics
English Language Requirements
IELTS band : 5.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 61
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No work experience is required.
- Academic Excellence Scholarship
"The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."
- Alumni Study Travel Fund
Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.
- Amsterdam Merit Scholarships
The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.
* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than South Dakota State University.
South Dakota State University has been granted the full, ten-year reaccreditation by the Higher Learning Commission. An accreditation team of representatives from peer institutions commended SDSU for:
- Dedicated faculty and staff
- Quality new facilities
- Excellent student leadership
- Shared governance
- Partnerships with local community
- Robust and Integrated assessment program
- Successful transition to NCAA Division I Athletics