Academics

The Nutrition and Foods Program offers two undergraduate majors, one undergraduate minor, and one graduate degree. 

Bachelor of Science - Dietetics Concentration

Appalachian State University's Undergraduate Didactic Program in Dietetics meets the requirements to prepare students for entrance into a Dietetic Internship. This program is designed to fulfill all knowledge requirements for entry-level dietitians as stated in the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Eligibility Requirements and Accreditation Standards for DPD Programs. Learn more.

Bachelor of Science - Foodsystems Concentration

If you enjoy planning or preparing food, developing new food products, catering, or managing the business aspects of food service, here is the program for you. Nutrition and foods majors may concentrate in Food Systems Management, an option which leads to careers in the food service and hospitality industry through a curriculum which combines the theoretical aspects of management with food production and distribution. Learn more.

Master of Science in Nutrition and Foods

The Graduate Program in Nutrition at Appalachian State University is a rapidly growing program. We draw students from around the country to the beautiful High Country of North Carolina to our Combined Program that includes a Master of Science degree and a Dietetic Internship accredited by ACEND. Learn more.

Minor in Nutrition and Foods

Students not majoring in Nutrition and Foods may earn a minor in the field. Learn more.