Feb 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Nutrition, B.S., Specialization in Dietetics

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The dietetics specialization provides coursework and experiential learning for students interested in pursuing a career in the field of nutrition and dietetics.

Students in the dietetics specialization fulfill the same requirements as the Nutrition Major with the additional classes

As stated in the Nutrition B.S. Communication and Ethics Requirement (Item 3), dietetics specialization students are required to take the NTR 4200 - Communication and Counseling in Nutrition Practice  and NTR 4500 - Professional Practice and Ethics in Nutrition  to meet the Communication and Ethics requirements of the Nutrition major.

Applications for entry into the dietetics specialization

There is a competitive application process for entry into the dietetics specialization which includes the following requirements/ components.

  • A minimum grade of B-  in NTR 2500
  • Grade point average for science courses (recommended minimum 2.
  • Overall GPA (recommended minimum 2.8)
  • Personal statement
  • Application

Graduation requirements

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

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