UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management (NDHM) offers undergraduate programs in Nutrition Science, Dietetics, Wellness, and Hotel and Restaurant Management. All majors take a core of courses that include physical and biological sciences, as well as liberal arts and humanities, providing graduates with a strong educational foundation and excellent career preparation.

NDHM graduates are in high demand in a variety of health-related, hospitality, and foods industry careers. The Dietetics option is approved by the American Dietetic Association as academic preparation for a career in dietetics. The Nutrition Science option is designed to prepare students for health professional schools, such as, medical, dental, and physical therapy. The Hotel and Restaurant Management curriculum targets students interested in careers in the premium service segment of the hospitality industry. The combination of these areas within a single department facilitates integrative studies for the purpose for understanding and developing professional skills for careers in education, industry, government and business.

Access curriculum sheets at www.humsci.auburn.edu/acad/majors.php.

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Possible career options for NDHM graduates include such professional fields as:

  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Fitness Program Nutritionist
  • Public Health Nutritionist
  • Nutrition and Food Communicator
  • Extension Specialist
  • Food Service Manager
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Food Processing Manager
  • Private Club Manager
  • Food Product Developer
  • Biotechnologist
  • Food Retailer