The Food and Nutrition - Coordinated Dietetics program provides students with knowledge about the food service system such as: accounting, budgeting, pricing, and regulations. Students also learn about the role of foods and nutrition in human health and wellness, the planning and provision of food, the development of consumable food products, life-span nutrition, and food safety and food composition. Succesful completion of the program allows students to sit for the Registered Dietitian examination.
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Coordinated Program in Dietetics (78 credits):
Admission to the Coordinated Program in Dietetics:
Early advisement is required to ensure completion of courses necessary for admission to the program. Students may apply for admission during spring of the sophomore year. The program is limited to 16 undergraduate and graduate students per class. Complete entrance requirements and applications may be obtained from the director of the program. Included within the food and nutrition courses are 1200+ clock hours of pre-professional practice experience.
Minimum Requirements for Admission and Continuation in the Program
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 (B-) or a 3.0 grade point average on the last 32 hours of work completed is required for admission. A 2.7 (B-) or better is required in all AHS courses required in the major including the prerequisites of AHS 221 and AHS 226. Completion of 62 credit hours is required for admission. Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 (B-) to remain in the program.
Prerequisites required prior to admission to the program (27 credits):