2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jun 06, 2020  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition, BS

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Tanya Horacek, 315-443-2386

The B.S. degree program in nutrition includes coursework in chemistry, biology, meal management, nutrition in health, physiology, and biochemistry. Students also study nutrition in the life span, medical nutrition therapy, community nutrition, nutrition education and counseling, and advanced nutrition. Opportunities for fieldwork provide students with hands-on experience.

All students who complete degree requirements will be eligible for the B.S. in Nutrition. Additional requirements must be met to receive a dietetics verification statement. Dietetic verification statement requirements are posted on the departmental website in the program handbook.

The nutrition program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) (120 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606; 312 -879 -0040; ext. 5400). Graduates of this program must then complete an accredited Dietetic Internship to gain eligibility for the registration exam. To obtain an internship, a student must usually have a minimum GPA of 3.4 and related work experience.

Required Courses

Social Science (9 Credits)

  • 6 additional credits of social science courses-see Liberal Arts Core Book

Humanities 6 credits OR Foreign Language 8 credits

Note: all 8 credits of foreign language must be in one language

Electives to complete 124 degree applicable credits

Degree Requirements

Degree requires a 3 credit Writing Intensive course and 3 credits of Critical Reflections.

The Writing Intensive and critical reflections courses may meet a Humanities, Social Science, or elective requirement. Note that some courses may satisfy both the writing intensive and critical reflections requirement -For a listing of writing intensive and critical reflection courses, please consult the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.

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