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Bachelor’s Degree

Nutrition and dietetics prepares students for careers as registered dietitians in medical and health care centers, public health agencies, industries, and universities. The curriculum meets the Didactic Program in Dietetics requirements of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), and graduates are eligible for admission to accredited internships. Affiliate membership in the AND is available to students electing this option.

REQUIREMENTS

HRs

I. University Orientation

US 10001

University Orientation

1

II. Composition (9 Hours)

ENG 10001

College English I

3

ENG 10002

College English II

3

ENG 20002

Introduction to Technical Writing

3

III. Math, Logic & Language (7 Hours)

Choose 3 hours from math, logic and foreign language from the Kent Core listed in the undergraduate catalog.

MATH 11011

College Algebra

4

Kent Core

--

3

IV. Humanities & Fine Arts (12 Hours)

3 hours from fine arts and 3 hours from humanities from the Kent Core listed in the undergraduate catalog.

COMM 15000

Theory and Practice of Oral Discourse

3

COMM 26000

Criticism of Public Discourse

3

Kent Core

--

6

V. Social Science (9 Hours)

Choose 3 hours from the Kent Core listed in the undergraduate catalog.

PSYC 11762

General Psychology

3

SOC 12050

Introduction to Sociology

3

Kent Core

--

3

VI. Basic Science (8 Hours)

CHEM 10060

General Chemistry I

4

CHEM 10061

General Chemistry II

4

VII. Sciences (20 Hours)

BSCI 20020

 

 

Biological Structure and Function

5

BSCI 20021

Basic Microbiology

3

BSCI 30030

Human Physiology

4

CHEM 20481

Basic Organic Chemistry

4

CHEM 30284

Introductory Biological Chemistry

4

VIII. Business (9 Hours)

M&IS 24053

 

 

Introduction to Computer Applications

3

M&IS 24163

Principles of Management

3

M&IS 24180

Human Resource Management

3

IX. Diversity Requirement

All students must complete a two-course diversity requirement as described in the undergraduate catalog. One course must come from the Kent Core requirement; the second course will be HDFS 24011, The Family, to be taken as part of the major requirements.

X. Nutrition and Dietetics Requirements (45 Hours)

HDFS 24011

The Family

3

HM 23012

Food Study

3

HM 43030

Food Service Systems Management

3

HM 43032

Food Production and Service Management

3

NUTR 23511

Nutrition Related to Health

3

NUTR 33512

Nutrition

3

NUTR 33522

Applied Nutrition

3

NUTR 43013

Experimental Methods in Nutrition

3

NUTR 43016

Cultural Aspects of Food, Nutrition and Health

3

NUTR 43513

Advanced Nutrition

3

NUTR 43514

Clinical Dietetics

5

NUTR 43515

Community Nutrition

3

NUTR 43518

Maternal and Child Nutrition

3

NUTR 43520

Nutrition for Fitness

3

NUTR 43523

Nutrition and Dietetics Professional Practice

1