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Human Nutrition and Foods Major Map

Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
Area of Emphasis: Dietetics
Pathways: Healthcare, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Nutrition is essential for good health and well-being.

Academics

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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Download the Guide application
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • New international students: Find a mentor who is an upperclassman
  • Sit in the front row of your class at least 5 times

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Challenge yourself to meet members of your residence hall community
  • Attend Adventure WV
  • Sign up for a Living-Learning Community
  • Participate in the PRT cram

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Attend the study abroad fair
  • Participate in an Outdoor Recreation Center spring or winter break trip
  • Have a challenging conversation with someone from a different background
  • Take a language course
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Complete AlcoholEdu Part 1
  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Visit campus farmers market
  • Join an intramural team
  • Join the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT)

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Take a writing or communications class
  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Attend a career fair
  • Submit your resume to Career Services

Academics

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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Earn a 4.0 in at least one semester
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar
  • Find a faculty mentor

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • Attend a football game
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend a Sophomore/Junior Year Experience trip or event

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Participate in an alternative spring break
  • Explore community service opportunities in Greek Life
  • Participate in an Adventure WV international adventure
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Use the WELLWVU HeartMath Lab
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Take Enhancing Well-being academic course
  • Participate in liveWELL programs
  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Attend a career fair

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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Go talk to a faculty member in your department about graduate school or career options
  • Attend dinner presentations at the Faculty Dinner Series
  • Engage in undergraduate research
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • Attend an Outdoor Rec Center weekend trip
  • Visit the West Virginia and Regional History Center in the Downtown Library
  • Attend a Sophomore/Junior Year Experience trip or event
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a football game

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Post a picture of you in another country in WVU gear
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Become an Alcohol Literacy trainer and educate peers about the real effects of drinking alcohol
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Become a leadWELL Mentor
  • Use your resources: learn about all your health-related needs at well.wvu.edu

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Undergraduate research (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Become a leader in your club sport team

Academics

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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • Attend the Graduation One-Stop Shop
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • Register with the WVU Alumni Association
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Take a picture in front of Woodburn Hall with your graduation attire
  • Attend WVUp All Night

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program
  • Reach out and volunteer in the Morgantown community
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in student organizations
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Become a Well-being Coach for your peers
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Become a leadWELL Trainer
  • Become a level 3 Bystander Trainer
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Sign up for an interview
  • Attend a career fair

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