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Didactic Program in Dietetics

Course Descriptions

Nutrition and Dietetics, BS

Minimum degree requirement is of credit as follows:

1. Foundations curriculum requirements including those listed below 42 s.h.
(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see )

  • CHEM 1150 - General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1151 - General Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CHEM 1160 - General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 1161 - General Chemistry Laboratory II
  • COMM 2410 - Public Speaking (or) COMM 2420 - Business and Professional Communication
  • COMM 2020 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • ANTH 1050 - Global Understanding (or) ANTH 2200 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • MATH 1065 - College Algebra
  • PSYC 1000 - Introductory Psychology
  • SOCI 2110 - Introduction to Sociology

2. Core 60 s.h.

  • NUTR 1010 - Cultural Foods
  • NUTR 1300 - Introduction to Dietetics Profession
  • NUTR 1330 - Food Safety and Sanitation
  • NUTR 2105 - Nutrition Science
  • NUTR 2330 - Food Science
  • NUTR 2331 - Food Science Laboratory
  • NUTR 2400 - Nutrition Assessment
  • NUTR 3104 - Advanced Vitamins and Minerals
  • NUTR 3105 - Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism
  • NUTR 3311 - Life Cycle Nutrition
  • NUTR 3330 - Financial Management in Dietetics
  • NUTR 3500 - Nutrition Research Methodology
  • NUTR 3501 - Nutrition Research Methodology Laboratory
  • NUTR 3535 - Nutrition Education and Counseling
  • NUTR 4300 - Professional Preparation in Dietetics
  • NUTR 4312 - Medical Nutrition Therapy I
  • NUTR 4313 - Medical Nutrition Therapy II
  • NUTR 4330 - Food Production Principles of Dietetics
  • NUTR 4331 - Food Production in Dietetics Lab
  • NUTR 4500 - Community Nutrition
  • NUTR 4600 - Senior Seminar

3. Cognates 21 s.h.

  • BIOL 1100 - Principles of Biology I
  • BIOL 1101 - Principles of Biology I Laboratory
  • BIOL 2110 - Fundamentals of Microbiology
  • BIOL 2111 - Fundamentals of Microbiology Laboratory
  • BIOL 2130 - Survey of Human Physiology and Anatomy
  • BIOL 2131 - Survey of Human Physiology and Anatomy Laboratory
  • CHEM 2750 - Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 2753 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

4. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.