Oct 01, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition, B.S., Specialization in Dietetics


Dietetics Specialization provides specialized coursework and experiential learning for students interested in pursuing a career in the field of nutrition and dietetics.

Students in the dietetics specialization take the same core coursework as the Nutrition Major with the additional classes:

NTR 3100 - Dietetics Seminar (1)

NTR 4300 - Food Service Management (4)

NTR 4450 - Medical Nutrition Therapy II (4)

NTR 4600 - Community Nutrition Practicum (4)

Applications for entry into the dietetics specialization:

B- or higher in NTR 2500  

Grade point average for science courses (recommended minimum 2.0)

Overall GPA (recommended minimum 2.8)

Personal statement

Application

To apply, students must complete (or be enrolled in):

BIO 1200 - Biology I (4)

BIO 2600 - Human Physiology (4) AND BIO 3621 - Physiology Laboratory (1) OR BIO 2006 - Clinical Anatomy and Physiology (5)

CDS 3300 - Microbiology of Infectious Diseases (3) OR BIO 3500 - General Microbiology (4) OR BIO 3520 - Introduction to Human Microbiology (4)

CHM 1440 - General Chemistry I (4)

CHM 1450 - General Chemistry II (4)

CHM 1470 - General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)

CHM 1480 - General Chemistry Laboratory II (1)

CHM 2340 - Organic Chemistry I (4)

EHS 2550 - Basic Statistics for Health Sciences (3) OR STA 2220 - Introduction to Statistical Concepts and Reasoning (4)  

HS 2000 - Introduction to Health and Health Behaviors (3)

NTR 1000 - Careers in Nutrition (1)

NTR 2500 - Human Nutrition and Health (3)

NTR 2600 - Nutrition Assessment Methods (3)

WRT 1060 - Composition II (4)

* Admittance will be conditional upon successful completion of courses in progress at the time of application 

Graduation requirements

Students must complete all Nutrition courses with a C or higher and achieve a B- or higher in Community Nutrition Practicum and maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA to graduate with a specialization Dietetics. They must also have documented 20 hours of nutrition-focused community service or volunteer work.