DIETETICS CONCENTRATION

The concentration is a didactic program and is approved by the American Dietetic Association. Students who successfully complete the program are qualified to apply for accredited dietetic internships or approved preprofessional practice programs as means for achieving eligibility for active membership in the ADA and for writing the examination for registered dietitian (RD) status. Detailed information is available from the dietetics program director about special costs and requirements of students in the program. Graduates from the dietetics concentration also may seek direct employment in such areas as school food service, extended care facilities, and commercial or industrial food services.

Degree Requirements

Total required for a B.S. degree 131 hours
A minimum of 48 hours is required in upper division courses.

Freshman Year
Fall
*CFDR 100
*HES 100
Chem 121
Eng 111
Math 140
Elective
Total
Hours
3
2
4
3
3
3
18
Spring
Nutr 100
Eng 112
Chem 122
Psych 110
Soc 201
Total
Hours
3
3
4
3
3
16

Sophomore Year
Fall
*Fd Sci 200
*Int Des 100
Micro 251
Econ 201
*Fds Mgt 203
Math 210
Total
Hours
3
3
4
3
3
3
19
Spring
*Eng 2 Literature
Zoo 201
Comm 230
Econ 202
*Fd Sci 313
Total
Hours
3
4
3
3
3
16

Junior Year
Fall
*Acct 300
*TCFM 300
*Chem 310
*Chem 319L
Comp Sci 201
Mgt 301
Total
Hours
3
3
3
1
3
3
16
Spring
*Fd Sci 332
*Fds Mgt 312
*Nutr 332
Mgt 350
Humanities Elective
Total
Hours
3
4
3
3
3
16

Senior Year
Fall
*Fds Mgt 410
*Nutr 433
Nutr 443
*HES 400
Bio 300
Total
Hours
3
3
4
3
2
15
Spring
(Courses are blocked scheduled)
*HES 487 and 497
*Fds Mgt 415
*Nutr 455
or
Alternate plan, Note 1
Total
Hours

5,5
2
3


15

Note 1: Alternate plans are non-ADA approved. HES 460, 482, 492 or upper division electives, 15 hrs.


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