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Admission Requirements

  • Incoming freshmen must have a solid B average (3.0 or 82-85 grade point average) and an average SAT score of 1000 (Critical Reading and Math combined) or ACT Composite of 20 or above. High school chemistry and biological science courses are strongly recommended.
  • Transfer students must have completed more than 24 college credits. A minimum college G.P.A. of 2.8 is required for application review. If students have completed fewer than 4 college credits, they must also submit high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.

Second Baccalaureate Degree (B.S. Degree in Nutrition)

Students who have a baccalaureate degree in another field may obtain a second undergraduate degree, the B.S. in Nutrition. Applicants who have completed a previous baccalaureate degree with a GPA of at least 2.8 will be accepted to the program. Students are considered to be transfer students and complete those courses in the Plan of Study that have not previously been taken. Transcripts will be evaluated by the Academic & Career Counselor to determine transfer credits. A minimum of 32 credits in residence is required, for the B.S. Degree from LIU Post. Nutrition Courses will be evaluated by the DPD Director.

LIU Post and Nassau Community College Joint Nutrition Program

Students who earn an Associate in Science degree in Food and Nutrition at Nassau Community College (NCC) can seamlessly transfer their credits to the nutrition program at LIU Post. An articulation agreement signed by NCC makes it possible for students to earn an Associate's degree from Nassau Community College and then complete their course work at LIU Post and receive a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition in four years. The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition program at LIU Post is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

For additional information please contact Denise Seigel, Director of Transfer Admissions at LIU Post, at 516-299-3392 or denise.seigel@liu.edu or Ms. Jodi Wright, MS, RD, CDN, Director of Undergraduate Nutrition, at 516-299-4152 or jodi.wright@liu.edu.

LIU Post/Nassau Community College
Health Professions Compatible Nutrition Courses

Nassau Community College
Food and Nutrition Program
A.S. Degree
LIU Post – LIU
Nutrition Program
B.S. Degree
Course Credits Course Credits
NTR 192: Principles of Food Science 3 NTR 21: Introduction to Food Science 3
HTL 174: Fundamentals of Food Production 3 NTR 21L: Introductory Food Science Lab 1
HTL 171: Food and Beverage Operations 3 NTR 23: Institutional Food Service Management 3
NTR 158: Social and Cultural Aspects of Food 3 NTR 16: Cultural and Social Aspects of Food
NTR 16L: Cultural and Social Aspects of Food Lab 1
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HTL 172: Food and Beverage Operations II 3 NTR 24: Institutional Food Service Management II 3
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 13

 

LIU Post Campus/Suffolk Community College
Health Professions Compatible Nutrition Courses

Suffolk Community College Food and Nutrition Program A.S. Degree

LIU Post – LIU Nutrition Program B.S. Degree

Course Credits Course Credits
FM 24/ DET 121: Introduction to Clinical Nutrition 3 NTR 100: Nutrition Concepts 3
FM 26/ DTE 122: Nutrition Through the Life Cycle 3 NTR 101: Contemporary Nutrition Strategies 3
FM 42/ DTE 211: Food Service Management 3 NTR 23: Institutional Food Service Management 3
FM 43/ DTE 213: Food Service Management- Field Work 3 NTR 24: Institutional Food Service Management II 3
FM 28/ DTE 201: Introduction to Food Science 3 NTR 21: Introductory Food Science
NTR 21L: Food Science Lab

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