Nutrition and Dietetics (BSN)

Choosing First Year Courses

Establishing the best first year schedule helps you set the foundation for a successful Acadia experience. To help with this, your department has recommended the courses you should register for in your first year. Academic advising is available at any stage should you need it.

First Year at a Glance

BIOL 1813
Human Biology 1
CHEM 1013 and 1010L
General Chemistry 1, with Lab
NUTR 1313
Human Nutrition 1
NUTR 1333 and 1330L
Food 1, with Lab
PSYC 1013
Intro Psychology 1

3h ENGL
(or other language)
CHEM 1023 and 1020L
General Chemistry 2, with Lab
NUTR 1323
Human Nutrition 2
NUTR 1343 and 1340L
Food 2, with Lab
PSYC 1023
Intro Psychology 2

Important Notes

If you have questions about course selection, you may email Lynn Coleman (lynn.coleman@acadiau.ca), Administrative Assistant, for assistance. You will also be assigned an academic advisor in the Fall semester who can help you select courses in future years.

Specializations and Options

Many of the courses in the second, third, and fourth years of the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition program build on knowledge and skills learned in the first year courses. If you plan to complete the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (BSN) or the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition with the Dietetics option, Consumer Food option, or Kinesiology option, the courses listed above are the first year courses that you will need to complete to enroll in your second, third, and fourth year courses.

Second Majors

If you wish to pursue the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition with a second major in Psychology, Chemistry, or Biology, please contact Lynn Coleman, (lynn.coleman@acadiau.ca) Administrative Assistant, for assistance. You may register in a double major program after completing your first year in the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition program with a GPA of at least 2.5.