List of Undergraduate Courses

Course Number Title of Course Semester(s) Offered Number of Units Prerequisites
NSC 101 Introduction to Human Nutrition Fall, Spring 3 None | Open to NSC Majors only
NSC 115 Personal Sports Nutrition Fall 1 None
NSC 150C1 Sustainable Nutrition and Food Systems Fall, Spring 3

None

NSC 170C1 (formerly NATS 104) Nutrition, Food, and You Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer 3 None
NSC 170C2 The Science of Fermentation: When Bad Food Turns Good Spring 3 None
NSC 225 Foundational Skills in Nutritional Sciences Fall, Spring 2 None
NSC 255 Food and Culture Winter, Spring, Summer 3 None
NSC 260 Nutrition Communication and Scientific Literacy Fall, Spring 3 None
NSC 301 Nutrition and the Life Cycle Fall, Summer 3 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101
NSC 308 Nutrition and Metabolism Fall, Spring 3 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101 | CHEM 152 | PSIO 201 or MCB 181R
NSC 310 Principles of Human Nutrition in Health and Disease Fall, Summer 3 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101
NSC 311 A Systems Approach to Obesity Prevention Spring, Summer 3 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101
NSC 315 Sports Nutrition Spring, Summer 3 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101
NSC 320 Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Health Promotion Fall, Spring 3 None
NSC 325 (formerly NSC 340) Foundations of Medical Nutrition Therapy Spring 4 NSC 308 | Completion of or current enrollment in CHEM 241B & PSIO 202 | Open to Dietetics students only
NSC 325L Foundations of Medical Nutrition Therapy Lab Spring 1 None
NSC 351L Food Studies Laboratory Fall, Spring 1 NSC 351R or concurrent registration | Open to Dietetics students only
NSC 351R Fundamentals of Food Science Fall, Summer 3 NSC 101 | CHEM 152
NSC 353 Food Science and Safety Summer 3 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101
NSC 358L Institutional Food Management Laboratory Spring 1 Concurrent registration with NSC 358R
NSC 358R Institutional Food Management Spring 3 NSC 351R | Concurrent registration with NSC 358L
NSC 366A Nutritional Anthropology Fall (even years only) 3 None
NSC 375 Diet, Genes, and Disease Summer 3 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101
NSC 376 Bioactive Compounds and Food Additives Summer 3 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101
NSC 391 & Honors Preceptorship Fall, Spring, Summer Varies None
NSC 392 Directed Research Fall, Spring, Summer Varies None
NSC 393 Internship Fall, Spring, Summer Varies None
NSC 395A Experiential Learning in Nutritional Sciences Fall, Spring 2 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101
NSC 395B Special Topics in Nutritional Sciences Fall, Spring Varies NSC 170C1 or NSC 101
NSC 396A Survey of Nutrition Careers Fall, Spring 1 None
NSC 396B Scientific Literacy Fall, Spring 1 NSC Majors with Junior or Senior status only
NSC 399 & Honors Independent Study Fall, Spring, Summer Varies None
NSC 408 Nutritional Biology Fall, Spring 3 NSC 308 | CHEM 241B | CHEM 243B | PSIO 202 or PSIO 380
NSC 410 Applied Nutrition and Disease Spring 3 NSC 308 | PSIO 202 or PSIO 380
NSC 415L / 515L Advanced Sports Nutrition Lab Fall 1 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101 | NSC 315 | Concurrent registration with NSC 415R
NSC 415R / 515R Advanced Sports Nutrition Fall 3 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101 | NSC 315 | Concurrent registration with NSC 415L
NSC 420 Nutrition Education and Counseling Spring 2 NSC 325 (formerly NSC 340) | NSC 425 (formerly NSC 440) | Open to Dietetics students only
NSC 425 (formerly NSC 440) Medical Nutrition Therapy I (MNT I) Fall 4 NSC 325 (formerly NSC 340) | PSIO 202 | Completion of or concurrent enrollment in BIOC 384 or 385 | Open to Dietetics students only
NSC 430L Advanced Food Science & Microbiology Laboratory Fall 2  
NSC 435 Medical Nutrition Therapy II (MNT II) Spring 4 NSC 425 | Open to Dietetics students only
NSC 444 Community Nutrition Spring 3 NSC 301 | NSC 308 | Open to Dietetics students only
NSC 445 / 545 Assessment and Regulation of Human Body Composition Fall (7-week, 2nd session) 3 NSC 170C1 or NSC 101 | PSIO 202
NSC 455 / NSC 445H Mediterranean Diet and Health Summer 6 None
NSC 458 Food Service Organization and Management Fall 3 NSC 358R | NSC 358L | Open to Dietetics students only
NSC 475 / 575 Nutrigenomics for the Study of Disease Prevention and Intervention Fall, Spring (both 7-week, 2nd session) 3 MCB 181R and L (General Biology and Lab) | BIOC 460, 462A, or 364 | MATH 110 or higher | NSC 308
NSC 478 Public Health Nutrition Fall, Spring 3 HPS/CPH 200 | HPS/CPH 350 | EPID 309
NSC 484 Fundamentals of Industrial and Environmental Health Fall 3  
NSC 495A Dietetic Internship Preparation Fall 1 Open to Senior Dietetics students only
NSC 497A Applied Sports Nutrition Workshop Fall, Spring 3 None
NSC 497B Medical Nutrition Therapy Workshop   1  
NSC 497C Competency and Compassion Development for Health Majors; The "Body Positive" Concept   1  
NSC 497F Community and School Garden Workshop Fall, Spring 1 None