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B.S. in Dietetics and Nutrition


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

The general education/core education courses for the B.S.D.N. include Engl 101; Engl 102 or Liba 102; Engl 250; 3 hours of literature (200 level or higher); Psy 201; Soc 101; Math 115 and Math 121; 3 hours of fine arts; Bisc 102/103 and 104/105 or equivalent lab science; Spch 102 or 105; and Csci 191.

The additional external courses are Chem 105/115, Chem 106/116, Bisc 206, Bisc 207, Bisc 210, Chem 121, Chem 271, Mgmt 371, Mgmt 383, and Econ 202.

Course Requirements

The following FCS courses are required for this program: FCS 211, 214, 311, 363, 373, 410, 411, 415, 461, 462, 472, 483, 511, and 517.

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.

A student must complete the component requirements for the B.S.D.N.

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