Two options are available for students who wish to major in the food and nutrition area: Option A, an 82‑hour major in dietetics; and Option B, a 59‑hour major in food service management. Each of these options includes the same food and nutrition base of 21 semester hours.
Coordinated Program in Dietetics (82 hours):
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 12 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 900 clock hours of preprofessional practice experience.
Minimum Requirements for Admission:
A minimum grade point average of 2.7 or a 3.0 grade point average on the last 32 hours of work completed. Completion of 62 credit hours is required for admission. Completion of the following courses with a C+ or better are also required for admission: