Dietetics Concentration

The Dietetics Concentration meets the requirements set by the Accreditation Council on Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and qualifies students for competitive dietetic internships. Upon completion of a postgraduate internship, students selecting this concentration may take the examination to become Registered Dietitians. Students choosing this concentration who do not complete an internship will be prepared for entry-level supervisory positions in food service facilities and in the food and pharmaceutical industries. A minimum of 126 hours of credit is required for graduation.

Other Natural Sciences and Technology Required
CHEM 232Elementary Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 233Elementary Organic Chem Lab I2
MCB 244Human Anatomy & Physiology I3
MCB 245Human Anat & Physiol Lab I2
MCB 246Human Anatomy & Physiology II3
MCB 247Human Anat & Physiol Lab II2
Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 100Intro Psych4
ACE 100Agr Cons and Resource Econ4
or ECON 102 Microeconomic Principles
or ECON 103 Macroeconomic Principles
HDFS 105Intro to Human Development3
Dietetics Concentration Requirements
CHLH 250Health Care Systems3
FSHN 101Intro Food Science & Nutrition3
FSHN 150Introduction to Dietetics1
FSHN 220Principles of Nutrition4
FSHN 232Science of Food Preparation3
FSHN 322Nutrition and the Life Cycle3
FSHN 329Communication in Nutrition3
FSHN 340Food Production and Service4
FSHN 345Hospitality Purchasing3
FSHN 349Food Service Sanitation1
FSHN 420Nutritional Aspects of Disease3
FSHN 426Biochemical Nutrition I3
FSHN 427Biochemical Nutrition II3
FSHN 428Community Nutrition3
FSHN 429Nutrition Assessment & Therapy3
FSHN 450Dietetics: Professional Issues2
PSYC 245Industrial Org Psych3
Dietetics Concentration Electives - select one of the following:2-4
Technqs Biochem & Biotech
Community Health Organizations
Any course in CHLH numbered 300-499 1
Any course in FSHN numbered 300-499 1
Infancy & Early Childhood
Middle Childhood
Adult Development
US Latina and Latino Families
Any course in KIN numbered 300-499 1
1

 Cannot be used to fulfill more than one requirement.