Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (B.S.)

Admission Requirements

Students are admitted as freshmen or transfers. Transfer students, undeclared students, or students changing majors or desiring a major in this program must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 in previous college credit. Undeclared students or those changing majors to dietetics must fill out a Change of Major form.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours33-39
Nutrition and Food Service Major Requirements (46 credit hours)
NFS 100INTRODUCTION TO FOOD PREPARATION3
NFS 102INTRODUCTORY NUTRITION3
NFS 200APPLIED FOOD CHEMISTRY1
NFS 211APPLIED MANAGEMENT IN DIETETICS I3
NFS 230INTRODUCTION TO DIETETICS 2
NFS 302ADVANCED NUTRITION3
NFS 311APPLIED MANAGEMENT IN DIETETICS II3
NFS 315LIFE CYCLE AND COMMUNITY NUTRITION I3
NFS 316LIFE CYCLE AND COMMUNITY NUTRITION II3
NFS 330INTEGRATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL NUTRITION1
NFS 401MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY I4
NFS 402MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY II3
NFS 403MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY III3
NFS 405PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION EDUCATION2
NFS 430INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION RESEARCH3
NFS 420DIETETIC EXPERIENCE3
NFS 495SPECIAL PROJECT2
Requirements Outside the Department (37 credit hours) 1
BIO 100PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY3
BIO 210MICROBIOLOGY3
BIO 308SURVEY OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY3
BIO 309LABORATORY SURVEY OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY1
CHE 111
CHE 113
FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY I
and LABORATORY FOR FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY I
4
CHE 112
CHE 114
FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY II
and LABORATORY FOR FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY II
4
CHE 321PRINCIPLES OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY4
CHE 322BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY4
CIS 101COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS 23
LIB 100INTRODUCTION TO LIBRARY RESEARCH METHODS 21
MAT 311INTRODUCTORY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS (or equivalent)3
PSY 101INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3
Total Credit Hours114-120