Food Science & Human Nutrition: Dietetics, BS

for Bachelor of Science: Major in Food Science & Human Nutrition, Dietetics concentration

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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. 

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Food Science & Human Nutrition, Dietetics concentration

Prescribed Courses including Campus General Education

Composition I and Speech
Select one of the following:6-7
Writing and Research
and Public Speaking (or equivalent) (see college Composition I requirement)
Oral & Written Comm I
and Oral & Written Comm II
Advanced Composition
Select one course from campus approved list of Advanced Composition courses.3-4
Cultural Studies
Select one course from Western culture, one from non-Western culture, and one from U.S. minority culture from campus approved lists. 19
Foreign Language
Coursework at or above the third level is required for graduation.
Quantitative Reasoning I
Select one of the following: 24-5
Calculus I
Calculus for Business I (This course does not count for students in the Food Science Concentration; choose from the other two options.)
Quantitative Reasoning II
Select one of the following:3-4
Applied Statistical Methods
Intro to Applied Statistics
Economic Statistics I
Intro to Statistics
Natural Sciences and Technology
Chemistry 33 or 8
Introductory Chemistry
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Lab I
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Lab II
MCB 100Introductory Microbiology3
MCB 101Intro Microbiology Laboratory 42
Humanities and the Arts
Select from campus approved list.6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Select from campus approved list and/or see individual concentration. 59
ACES Prescribed Course
ACES 101Contemporary Issues in ACES2
Required Concentration
Concentration prescribed courses. See specific requirements for each concentration listed below.
Total Hours 6126 or 130
Other Natural Sciences and Technology Required
CHEM 232Elementary Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 233Elementary Organic Chem Lab I2
MCB 244Human Anatomy & Physiology I3
or FSHN 250 Nutritional Physiology I
MCB 246Human Anatomy & Physiology II3
or FSHN 251 Nutritional Physiology II
Social and Behavioral Sciences - required hours9-11
Intro to Human Development
Introduction to Applied Microeconomics
Microeconomic Principles
Macroeconomic Principles
Choose from the following:
Introduction to Anthropology
Human Origins and Culture
Anthro in a Changing World
Food, Culture, and Society
Families in Global Perspective
Intro Psych
Introduction to Sociology
Dietetics Concentration Requirements
CHLH 250Health Care Systems3
FSHN 101The Science of Food and How it Relates to You3
FSHN 150Introduction to Dietetics1
FSHN 220Principles of Nutrition4
FSHN 232Science of Food Preparation3
FSHN 249Food Service Sanitation1
FSHN 329Communication in Nutrition3
FSHN 322Nutrition and the Life Cycle3
FSHN 340Food Production and Service4
FSHN 345Strategic Operations Management3
FSHN 420Nutritional Aspects of Disease3
FSHN 426Biochemical Nutrition I3
FSHN 427Biochemical Nutrition II3
FSHN 428Community Nutrition3
FSHN 429Nutrition Assessment & Therapy3
FSHN 450Dietetics: Professional Issues2
FSHN 459Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment2
Dietetics Concentration Electives - select one of the following:2-4
Technqs Biochem & Biotech
CHLH 300-499
Any 300 or 400 level CHLH Course 1
FSHN 300-499
Any 300 or 400 level FSHN Course 1
Infancy & Early Childhood
Middle Childhood
Adult Development
US Latina and Latino Families
Adolescent Development
KIN 300-499
Any 300 or 400 level KIN Course 1
Humanity in the Food Web
Elective hours as needed to reach a minimum of 126