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Caring for keiki and kupuna
Promoting healthy choices
Creating bonds and trust
Encouraging positive lifestyles
Enhancing health and well-being
Promoting food safety
PREPARE for possible careers as a nutritionist, dietitian, elder or child caregiver, 4-H leader, researcher, private or public agency program coordinator, pharmacist, physician, urban landscaper...
AND GET READY to make a difference!
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The BS in Human Development and Family Studies provides students with comprehensive study of human dvelopment, family development, and family resource management.
If you are interested in understanding child development, helping families manage their resources, or influencing the type and quality of services available in our communities, then HDFS is for you.
Family service agencies
Family life and parenting education programs
Child, youth, and gerontology programs
Child care, early childhood education, and senior adult care centers
Consumer affairs agencies
Teachers, social science researchers
Pursue the Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Numan Nutrition if you are interested in...
Choose from four options:
Sports and Wellness
Food Science Business
The Dietetics BS integrates the principles of food, nutritional, and biomedical sciences and human behavior and culture to analyze and design appropriate diets that promote health and prevent disease. The coursework meets the academic requirements for dieticians established by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A dietetic internship or approved intern program is required to become a Registered Dietitian.
If you are interested in analysing and developing specific diets for people with health concerns or physical needs, begin your journey in becoming a dietitian or nutritionist with us!
Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary BS program focusing on using the cutting-edge tools of molecular biology, genetics, cell biology, tissue culture, and biochemistry to transform the environmental, medical, and agricultural sciences. Bioscience tools are harnessed to make products for and solve problems faced by society.
If you want to use biotechnology to develop pharmacueticals, economically and environmentally sustainable energy, pest controls, and other products, then MBB is for you.
Careers Opportunities include pharmaceutical research, genetic testing, aquaculture, large-scale production in bioreactors, environmental monitoring and cleanup (bioremediation), plant biotechnology, pathogen control, molecular diagnostics, forensics.
Tropical Agriculture and the Environment