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Nutrition & Dietetics: Didactic Program Required Courses

Required Courses

The Didactic Program requires 54 credits in nutrition and dietetics. Specific courses in science and math are required to meet ACEND standards. Students are eligible for a minor in science if an additional 3 credits are taken in a higher level science course.

Course Name Number Title Credits
ND 101 A&B Nutrition Topics and Skills 1
ND 103 Basic and Culinary Foods 3
ND 112 Nutrition I 3
ND 138 Food Safety 1
ND 203 Food Science and Technology 3
ND 211 Nutrition Education 3
ND 213 Nutrition II 3
ND 223 Social and Cultural Aspects of Food 3
ND 300 Theory of Medical Nutrition Therapy I 4
ND 301 A,B,C Theory of Food Systems Management I 4.5
ND 312 Community Nutrition 2
ND 331 Sports Nutrition In Health Promotion 3
ND 379 A,B,C,D Food Systems Management II 6
ND 391 Supervised Practice Food Systems Management I 1
ND 392 Supervised Practice Community Nutrition 1.5
ND 400 Preparation for Professional Practice 3
ND 420 Theory of Medical Nutrition Theraphy II 6
ND 465 Research in Nutrition and Dietetics


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One cup tomato soup with five whole-grain crackers is less than 200 calories.

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Nutrition & Dietetics Dept. | O'Neill Center for Healthy Families, Room 221 | (570) 348-6277 |