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: 120
The mission of the dietetics and nutrition and program is to prepare a diverse community of students who will be prepared academically and professionally to achieve success in postgraduate studies such as dietetic internships, graduate school and/or dietetic-related careers. Students will be able to analyze current academic and research literature, value lifelong learning, participate in community-based service learning activities, and demonstrate professional ethics.
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 OR Bisc 206 to fulfill the "Human Biology w/Lab." Students must also take Bisc 210 OR Bisc 333 for the "Additional Science w/Lab" requirement.
An additional 20 hours are required in the following courses: Chem 105/115, Chem 106/116, GB 370, Spch 102, 105 OR IMC 585 OR Bus 271, Writ 250.
All B.S.D.N. students require the following 23 hours of credit:
|NHM 111 Servsafe||1|
|NHM 114 Intro to Nutrition Professions||2|
|NHM 211 Introduction to Culinary Science||3|
|NHM 213 Introduction to Culinary Science Lab||1|
|NHM 311 Nutrition||3|
|NHM 410 Fundamentals of Nutrition Assessment||3|
|NHM 414 Professional Development in Nutrition||3|
|NHM 415 Research in Culinary Science||3|
|NHM 511 Advanced Nutrition||3|
|NHM 531 Community Nutrition: Theory and App.||3|
|NHM 532 Nutrition Edu and Coun: Theory & Practic||3|
A minimum grade of C is required in all NHM core courses.
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.