Sports and Exercise Emphasis

Food and Nutritional Sciences students


The Nutrition in Sports and Exercise emphasis provides you with a broad background in food and nutritional sciences, along with further study of exercise science and the specialized nutritional requirements for physically active individuals.

If you wish a more in-depth background in exercise science, you may select this emphasis in addition to the DPD.

Apply to the major

  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for admission to the major with this emphasis. 
  • Successful completion of the prerequisite science courses and either FCS 2365 “Food Science” or FCS 3340 “Human Nutrition” is required prior to applying to this major.
  • Apply online to this major by the first Friday of Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters.

Faculty contact

Daniela Gheleva

Assistant Professor of Nutrition; Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics; Director of Food and Nutrition
PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Phone: 206-378-5409
Office: Peterson Hall 204A