Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science
 

Dietetics

Dietetics
BS
Hours77.5 - 81.5 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program of 80 Students.
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Program Requirements

requirement 2 Complete 1 course
Complete 1 prerequisite course before professional sequence
requirement 3 Complete 1 course
Complete 1 prerequisite course before professional sequence
requirement 4
Department Admission Requirements:
Students must apply by February 15th for admission into the professional sequence in the fall. Four of the prerequisite courses in Requirement 1 (option 1.1 and 1.2) must be completed at time of application. Requirement 1 (option 1.1 and 1.2) must be completed at time of entrance into the professional sequence in the fall.
Enrollment is limited to 40 students per year.
Major GPA, dietetics-related experience, and letters of recommendation will be considered.
Successful applicants typically have a major and cumulative GPA greater than 3.0 and nutrition, dietetics, and food science grades greater than B-.
Applicants need at least 150 hours of dietetics-related work and/or volunteer experience.
Recommended Minors: The following minors are very complementary to a dietetics major, but any area of interest could be considered: Business, Gerontology (see School of Family Life), International Development, Spanish.
Program Outcomes: 

Scientific Evidence

Integrate scientific information and translate research into practice.

(2022 ACEND Standards KRDN 1.1-1.3)

Professional Practice

Demonstrate professionalism in beliefs, values, attitudes and behaviors, and communication.

(2022 ACEND Standards KRDN 2.1-2.9)

Nutrition Care Process

Explain and apply all areas of the nutrition care process.

(2022 ACEND Standards KRDN 3.1-3.6)

Management and Resource Use

Apply principles of management and systems in provision of services to individuals and organizations

(2022 ACEND Standards KRDN 4.1-4.7)

Leadership and Career Management

Develop leadership skills for professional growth as a nutrition and dietetics practioner.

(2022 ACEND Standards KRDN 5.1-5.6)