Food Science & Human Nutrition: Dietetics, BS

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


department website: https://fshn.illinois.edu 

department faculty: https://fshn.illinois.edu/directory/faculty/


overview of college admissions & requirements: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

college website: https://aces.illinois.edu/


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
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
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
MCB 246Human Anatomy & Physiology II3
Social and Behavioral Sciences - required hours9
Choose from the following:
Agr Cons and Resource Econ
Microeconomic Principles
Macroeconomic Principles
Introduction to Anthropology
Human Origins and Culture
Anthro in a Changing World
Food, Culture, and Society
Intro to Human Development
Families in Global Perspective
Intro Psych
Introduction to Sociology
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 329Communication in Nutrition3
FSHN 322Nutrition and the Life Cycle3
FSHN 340Food Production and Service4
FSHN 345Strategic Operations Management3
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
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
Adolescent Development
Any course in KIN numbered 300-499 1
Elective hours as needed to reach a minimum of 126