Degrees, Majors & Programs
Bachelor of Science
This program is a general degree incorporating courses in many aspects of agricultural
production. It involves required courses in animal production; health and nutrition;
cellular, molecular, organismal, and plant biology; natural resources and environmental
science; human nutrition; and economics and business. Students will be well trained
in basic modern areas of plant and animal agriculture, with a substantial business
and economics background. The degree will prepare students for careers in both production
as well as in management.
- option provides students with a background in nutrition therapy, food service
systems, food industry, business, education and/or research.
- Option focuses on developing research skills in preparation for graduate research
in nutritional sciences or for entry to a professional school in health care such
as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or public health.
Completion of the Bachelor of Science degree with the dietetics option prepares
students for the second step in becoming a registered dietitian (RD), a dietetic
internship. Upon completion of the internship, students take a national examination
to become registered.
The Didactic Program in Dietetics at the University of Nevada, Reno is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics , and graduates are prepared to enter an accredited internship
prior to taking the Registered Dietitian Examination.
- The Pre-Vet program will give you a solid foundation on which to continue
your education or begin a career. The pre-veterinary curriculum satisfies the entrance
requirements of most schools of veterinary medicine in the United States.
Rangeland Ecology & Management
There is strong need for range trained students in federal agencies and in related
career paths and Nevada citizens expressed the need for range professionals to understand
the characteristics and needs of Nevada. This program will do so with an integrated/interuniversity
consortium of range expertise from across the western United States that offers
comprehensive training within the subdisciplines of this profession.
Master's of Science
- The Nutrition Graduate Program strengthens and advances students’ knowledge of
nutritional biochemistry/physiology, and the clinical and epidemiological applications
of this knowledge. Students also have opportunities to develop a proficiency in
a more defined specialization that links nutrition with other biological or behavioral
sciences. The program serves the needs of students who are interested in research
careers related to nutrition; dietetic professionals seeking advanced training;
as well as other health-related professionals who have an interest in nutrition.
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