Effective Fall 2015

Admission to the Accredited Didactic Program requires a minimum 3.0 GPA and grades of B or better in LIFE 102, CHEM 107 and CHEM 108, or CHEM 111, CHEM 112, and CHEM 113; CHEM 245, CHEM 246, BMS 300, BMS 302, FSHN 150, FSHN 300, and FSHN 301.1

Freshman
AUCCCredits
Select one group from the following: 4
Group A:
  
Principles of Animal Biology (GT-SC2)3A 
Animal Biology Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A 
Group B:
  
Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A 
Select one group from the following: 5-8
Group A:
  
Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)3A 
Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A 
Group B:
  
General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)3A 
General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)3A 
General Chemistry II  
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
BUS 150 or CS 110Business Computing Concepts and Applications
Personal Computing
 3-4
FSHN 150Survey of Human Nutrition 3
MATH 117College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)1B1
MATH 118College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)1B1
MATH 124Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1)1B1
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)3C3
SOC 100General Sociology (GT-SS3)3C3
Foundations and Perspectives23B, 3D, 3E3
 Total Credits 30-34
Sophomore
 
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology 4
BMS 302Laboratory in Principles of Physiology 2
CHEM 245Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry 4
CHEM 246Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1
FSHN 300Food Principles and Applications 3
FSHN 301Food Principles and Applications Laboratory 2
OT 215Medical Terminology 1
SPCM 200Public Speaking 3
Foundations and Perspectives23B, 3D, 3E9
Electives 3
 Total Credits 32
Junior
 
BC 351Principles of Biochemistry 4
Select one course from the following: 3
Writing Arguments (GT-CO3)2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences (GT-CO3)2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Social Sciences (GT-CO3)2 
Professional and Technical Communication (GT-CO3)2 
FSHN 350Human Nutrition4C3
FSHN 360Nutrition Assessment 2
FSHN 386APracticum: Food Service Management 2
FSHN 392Dietetic Practice Seminar 1
LIFE 205Microbial Biology 3
LIFE 206Microbial Biology Laboratory 2
MGT 305Fundamentals of Management 3
RRM 310Food Service Systems-Operations 3
RRM 311Food Service Systems-Production and Purchasing 3
STAT 201 or 204General Statistics
Statistics for Business Students
 3
 Total Credits 32
Senior
 
FSHN 428Nutrition Teaching and Counseling Techniques 3
FSHN 450Medical Nutrition Therapy4B5
FSHN 451Community Nutrition4A3
FSHN 455Food Systems: Impact on Health/Food Security 2
FSHN 459Nutrition in the Life Cycle 3
FSHN 470Integrative Nutrition and Metabolism 3
FSHN 492Seminar in Dietetics and Nutrition4C2
Electives3 1-5
 Total Credits 22-26
 Program Total Credits: 120
1

This program is accredited by ACEND and prepares students to be eligible to apply for dietetic internships. Application to the program is made in the summer preceding the last four semesters of the program.

2

Select one course each from the lists in categories 3D and 3E, and two courses from category 3B of the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC), for a total of 12 credits.

3

Select enough elective credits to bring the program to a minimum of 120 credits, of which at least 42 must be upper-division (300- to 400-level).

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:
Admission to the Accredited Didactic Program requires a minimum 3.000 GPA and grades of B or better in LIFE 102, CHEM 107 and CHEM 108, or CHEM 111, CHEM 112, and CHEM 113; CHEM 245, CHEM 246, BMS 300, BMS 302, FSHN 150, FSHN 300, and FSHN 301.   Students must also have 2.800 cumulative GPA by 60 credits to remain in Dietetics.
 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3-4
Business Computing Concepts and Applications    
Personal Computing    
Select one group from the following:   4
Group A:
    
Principles of Animal Biology (GT-SC2)X 3A 
Animal Biology Laboratory (GT-SC1)X 3A 
Group B:
    
Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)X 3A 
FSHN 150Survey of Human Nutrition   3
MATH 117College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)X 1B1
MATH 118College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)X 1B1
MATH 124Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1)X 1B1
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)  3C3
If taking CHEM 111, CHEM 112, CHEM 113 sequence   5
General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)X 3A 
General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)X 3A 
 Total Credits   16
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)X 1A3
Select one group from the following:   3-5
Group A:
    
Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)X 3A 
Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1)X 3A 
Group B:
    
General Chemistry IIX   
SOC 100General Sociology (GT-SS3)  3C3
Foundations and Perspectives  3B, 3D, 3E3
 Total Credits   14
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 245Fundamentals of Organic ChemistryX  4
CHEM 246Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry LaboratoryX  1
FSHN 300Food Principles and Applications   3
FSHN 301Food Principles and Applications Laboratory   2
OT 215Medical Terminology   1
Foundations and Perspectives  3B, 3D, 3E6
 Total Credits   17
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BMS 300Principles of Human PhysiologyX  4
BMS 302Laboratory in Principles of PhysiologyX  2
SPCM 200Public Speaking   3
Foundations and Perspectives  3B, 3D, 3E3
Elective   3
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BC 351Principles of Biochemistry   4
Select one course from the following:   3
Writing Arguments (GT-CO3)  2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences (GT-CO3)  2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Social Sciences (GT-CO3)  2 
Professional and Technical Communication (GT-CO3)  2 
FSHN 350Human NutritionX 4C3
FSHN 386APracticum: Food Service Management   2
FSHN 392Dietetic Practice SeminarX  1
RRM 310Food Service Systems-OperationsX  3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
FSHN 360Nutrition AssessmentX  2
LIFE 205Microbial Biology X 3
LIFE 206Microbial Biology Laboratory X 2
MGT 305Fundamentals of Management   3
RRM 311Food Service Systems-Production and Purchasing   3
Select one course from the following:   3
General Statistics    
Statistics for Business Students    
BC 351 must be completed by the end of Semester 6.X   
 Total Credits   16
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
FSHN 450Medical Nutrition TherapyX 4B5
FSHN 451Community NutritionX 4A3
FSHN 455Food Systems: Impact on Health/Food SecurityX  2
FSHN 459Nutrition in the Life CycleX  3
Elective   2
 Total Credits   15
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
FSHN 428Nutrition Teaching and Counseling TechniquesX  3
FSHN 470Integrative Nutrition and MetabolismX  3
FSHN 492Seminar in Dietetics and NutritionX 4C2
ElectiveX  3
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   11
 Program Total Credits:   120