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California State University, Northridge
Family and Consumer Sciences B.S. Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science Option

The Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science programs emphasize the application of physical, biological, and social sciences to the study of foods and nutrition. The Nutrition and Dietetics area educates students in the
knowledge of food and nutrition as they relate to health issues. The program of study is accredited by the American Dietetics Association to prepare graduates to work in the field of nutritional science as registered dietitians and dietetic technian registered for private businesses, hospitals and nursing homes, pharmaceutical companies, public health
agencies, and government agencies. The food science area studies the production, preservation, packaging, storing and regulation of foods. Professional options for graduates include: food scientist, food technologist, quality assurance and control, research and development, sensory evaluation, and work in the food service and hospitality industries.

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  CSU GE-Breadth/IGETC recommended for this major? Yes
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