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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Major - Dietetics and Nutrition

B.S. in Dietetics and Nutrition

Description

The program in dietetics and nutrition provides an academic path for students to enter careers or advanced programs in dietetics and nutrition.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 124

Goals/Mission Statement

The mission of the program in dietetics and nutrition is dedicated to preparing future professionals for dietetic internships, related work experiences, and postbaccalaureate studies. Goal 1. Provide students with a high quality didactic learning environment and experience to ensure they are competent in knowledge, skills, and foundations to be successful in the dietetic profession. Goal 2. Provide opportunities for students to develop and explore their personal and professional interests, and to value lifelong learning. Goal 3. Prepare graduates for professional service in dietetic internships, employment, or to pursue higher education opportunities.

General Education Requirements

See the General Education/Core Curriculum for the School of Applied Sciences. Students in this major, however, must take BISC 102/103 or 160/161 to fulfill the "Human Biology w/Lab" requirement and BISC 206 for the "Additional Science w/Lab" requirement in the core curriculum.

An additional 35 hours is required in the following courses: CSCI 191, CHEM 105/115, CHEM 106/116, BISC 207, BISC 210, CHEM 221/225, CHEM 271, MGMT 371, MGMT 383 or NHM 466, and Speech 102, 105 or BUS 271.

Note: Higher level science courses may substitute for the courses listed above. Students in this program should consult the academic advisor or dean's office if they wish to take or have already taken a more advanced science course.

Course Requirements

The B.S.D.N. degree requires 46 semester hours of NHM courses: NHM 111, 211, 213, 214, 311, 323, 363, 373, 410, 411, 412, 415, 417, 461, 462, 472 and 483.

Other Academic Requirements

A verification statement documenting successful completion of all undergraduate course requirements is required for graduates to gain acceptance into accredited dietetic internship programs.

Major - Dietetics and Nutrition

Description

The program in dietetics and nutrition provides an academic path for students to enter careers or advanced programs in dietetics and nutrition.

Goals/Mission Statement

The mission of the program in dietetics and nutrition is dedicated to preparing future professionals for dietetic internships, related work experiences, and postbaccalaureate studies. Goal 1. Provide students with a high quality didactic learning environment and experience to ensure they are competent in knowledge, skills, and foundations to be successful in the dietetic profession. Goal 2. Provide opportunities for students to develop and explore their personal and professional interests, and to value lifelong learning. Goal 3. Prepare graduates for professional service in dietetic internships, employment, or to pursue higher education opportunities.

General Education Requirements

See the General Education/Core Curriculum for the School of Applied Sciences. Students in this major, however, must take BISC 102/103 or 160/161 to fulfill the "Human Biology w/Lab" requirement and BISC 206 for the "Additional Science w/Lab" requirement in the core curriculum.

An additional 35 hours is required in the following courses: CSCI 191, CHEM 105/115, CHEM 106/116, BISC 207, BISC 210, CHEM 221/225, CHEM 271, MGMT 371, MGMT 383 or NHM 466, and Speech 102, 105 or BUS 271.

Note: Higher level science courses may substitute for the courses listed above. Students in this program should consult the academic advisor or dean's office if they wish to take or have already taken a more advanced science course.

Course Requirements

The B.S.D.N. degree requires 46 semester hours of NHM courses: NHM 111, 211, 213, 214, 311, 323, 363, 373, 410, 411, 412, 415, 417, 461, 462, 472 and 483.

Other Academic Requirements

A verification statement documenting successful completion of all undergraduate course requirements is required for graduates to gain acceptance into accredited dietetic internship programs.

Degree Requirements

The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.

General Education

Requirement Hours Description
First Year Writing I 3 Complete Engl 101, Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.
First Year Writing II 3 Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Engl 102,Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.
Engl 250 3 Complete Engl 250 with a passing grade.
3 hrs Math 121 or higher 3 Successfully complete Math 121 or a higher level math with a passing grade.
Psy 201 3 Complete Psy 201 with a passing grade.
Soc 101 3 Complete Soc 101 with a passing grade.
3 hrs statistics course 3 Sucessfully complete a statistic course from the following list of courses:Math 115, Econ 230, Bus 230 or Psy 202.
3 hrs fine arts 3 Complete 3 hours in the area of fine or performing arts. Choose from arthistory, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio and workshop courses cannot beused to satisfy this requirement. Acceptable freshman or sophommore-levelcourses are: AH 101, AH 102, AH 201, AH 202; Music 101, Music 102, Music 103,Music 104, Music 105; Dance 200; and Theatre 201.
3 hrs literature 200+ 3 Complete 3 hours of literature at the 200 level or higher with a passing grade.

General Education II

Requirement Hours Description
Bisc 102 or Bisc 160 3 Successfully complete either Bisc 102 or Bisc 160 with a passing grade.
Bisc 103 or Bisc 161 1 Successfully complete the accompanying human biology lab (Bisc 103 or Bisc161).
Bisc 206 4 Complete Bisc 206 with a passing grade.
Bisc 207 4 Complete Bisc 207 with a passing grade.
Bisc 210 4 Complete Bisc 210 with a passing grade.
Chem 105 3 Successfully complete Chem 105 with a passing grade.
Chem 106 3 Complete Chem 106 with a passing grade.
Chem 115 1 Complete Chem 115 with a passing grade.
Chem 116 1 Complete Chem 116 with a passing grade.
Chem 221 3 Complete Chem 221 with a passing grade.
Chem 225 1 Complete Chem 225 with a passing grade.
Chem 271 3 Complete Chem 271 with a passing grade.
Csci 191 3 Complete Csci 191 with a passing grade.
Mgmt 371 3 Complete Mgmt 371 with a passing grade.
Mgmt 383 or NHM 466/566 1 Successfully complete either Mgmt 383 or NHM 466/566.
Spch 102, Spch 105 or Bus 271 3 Sucessfully complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Spch102, Spch 105, or Bus 271.
3 hrs humanities or fine arts 3 Successfully complete 3 credit hours in humanities chosen from the followingareas: African American Studies, classical civilization, gender studies,philosophy, modern or ancient languages, religion, or southern studies. Or,successfully complete 3 credit hours in the area of fine arts chosen from thefollowing areas: art history, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio andworkshop courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement.
General electives 6 Student must complete 6 hours of general elective coursework to bring totalhours completed for program to 124 hours.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
NHM 111 1 Complete NHM 111 (formerly FCS 111) with a passing grade.
NHM 211 1 Complete NHM 211 (formerly FCS 211) with a passing grade.
NHM 213 1 Complete NHM 213 (formerly FCS 213) with a passing grade.
NHM 214 3 Complete NHM 214 (formerly FCS 214) with a passing grade.
NHM 311 3 Complete NHM 311 (formerly FCS 311) with a passing grade.
NHM 323 3 Complete NHM 323 (formerly FCS 323) with a passing grade.
NHM 363 3 Complete NHM 363 (formerly FCS 363) with a passing grade.
NHM 373 3 Complete NHM 373 (formerly FCS 373) with a passing grade.
NHM 410 3 Complete NHM 410 (formerly FCS 410) with a passing grade.
NHM 411 3 Complete NHM 411 (formerly FCS 411) with a passing grade.
NHM 412 3 Complete NHM 412 (formerly FCS 412) with a passing grade.
NHM 415 3 Complete NHM 415 (formerly FCS 415) with a passing grade.
NHM 417 3 Complete NHM 417 (formerly FCS 417) with a passing grade.
NHM 461 3 Complete NHM 461 (formerly FCS 461) with a passing grade.
NHM 462 1 Complete NHM 462 (formerly FCS 462) with a passing grade.
NHM 472 2 Complete NHM 472 (formerly FCS 472) with a passing grade.
NHM 483 3 Complete NHM 483 (formerly FCS 483) with a passing grade.

University/School Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
Community college xfer hrs less than 63 62 Credit from community colleges is limited to one-half the total requirementsfor graduation in a given curriculum. Please see your academic advisorconcerning the use of your transfer credits.
Last 21 hrs 15 The student must acquire at least 15 of their last 21 credit hours in residenceat the university. That is, no more than 6 of the last 21 hours may betransfer credit. A student may not apply courses taken from the university'sIndependent Study department or via the university's study abroad or exchangeprogram towards this 15 hour requirement unless the student has obtainedwritten approval from the student's academic department and dean beforeenrolling in the course.
124 minimum semester hrs 124 Must complete at least 124 semester hours with passing grades.
42 hrs at 300+ level 42 Successfully complete 42 hours of course work at the 300 level or above.
Applied Science Dean's approval 0 This Degree Audit program is an advising tool only. The student must stillapply for a degree by returning a completed Degree Application Form to thedean's office before the last day to add classes in the semester preceding thesemester in which the stuent expects to graduate. The dean's office will makethe final certification that the courses listed on the application qualify thestudent for graduation. The dean's office will also determine if otheruniversity requirements (GPA, etc.) have been met.
30 hrs in AS residency 30 At least 30 semester hours of residence credit must be taken in the School ofApplied Science.
31 hrs at University of Mississippi 31 Complete at least 31 credit hours in residence at the University ofMississippi.
The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.