Degree Requirements

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics

120 semester credits required for graduation

University Requirements in Integrative Studies

Total Credits: 20

All of the following courses:
CourseCredit
IAH – Arts & Humanities IAH 201-210 (choice) 4
IAH – Arts & Humanities IAH 211-241 (choice) 4
ISS – Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences ISS 200-level 4
ISS – Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences ISS 300 level 4
ISB* – Biological Sciences (alternate track required) (3+)
ISP* – Physical Sciences (alternate track required) (3+)
ISB/ISP* – Biological or Physical Sciences Laboratory (alternate track required) 2
Tier I Writing WRA 110-150 (choice) 4

Tier II Writing requirement completed in major by HNF 300 and HNF 471 and HNF 472

 

*Students who are enrolled in the dietetics major complete an alternative track to Integrative Studies in the Biological and Physical Sciences that consists of the following courses: Physiology 250/Biochemistry 200; Chemistry 141, 143, 161.  The completion of CEM 161 and CEM 143 satisfies the laboratory requirement.

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College of Agriculture & Natural Resources Requirements

Total Credits: 3

One of the following courses:
CourseCredit
EC 201 – Introduction to Microeconomics 3
EC 202 – Introduction to Macroeconomics 3

College math requirement met in the major with MTH 103 or 116 (or higher) PLUS STT 200 or 201.

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Major Requirements

Total Credits: 83-84

 

Supporting Discipline Courses

Total Credits: 39-40

Complete all of the following:
CourseCredit
ANTR 350 – Human Gross Anatomy for Pre-Health Professionals 3
BMB 200 – Introduction to Biochemistry 4
CEM 141 – General Chemistry 4
CEM 143 – Survey of Organic Chemistry 4
CEM 161 – Chemistry Laboratory I 1
CSE 101 – Computing Concepts and Competencies 3
FSC 342 – Food Safety and HACCP 3
MGT 325 – Management Skills and Processes 3
PSL 250 – Introductory Physiology 4
PSY 101– Introductory Psychology 4
One of the following courses:
CourseCredit
MTH 103 – College Algebra 3
MTH 116 – College Algebra and Trigonometry          4
Higher Level Math 3+
AND one of the following courses:
CourseCredit
STT 200 – Statistical Methods 3
STT 201 – Statistical Methods with Lab                    4

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Professional Courses

Total Credits: 42

Complete all of the following:
CourseCredit
HNF 150 – Introduction to Human Nutrition 3
HNF 300 – Experimental Approaches to Foods 4
HNF 320 – Professional Practice of Dietetics and Nutrition 3
HNF 350 – Advanced Biochemical Nutritrion 4
HNF 377 – Applied Community Nutrition 4
HNF 400 – Art and Science of Food Preparation 2
HNF 406 – Global Foods and Culture 3
HNF 440 – Foodservice Operations 3
HNF 444 – Business of Nutrition Services 3
HNF 445 – Foodservice Management Practicum 2
HNF 453 – Nutrition and Human Development 3
HNF 471 – Medical Nutrition Therapy 1 4
HNF 472 – Medical Nutrition Therapy 2 4

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Elective Courses

Total Credits: 15 - 16

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