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2013-2014 General Catalog (Spring 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences - BS


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College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

Departmental Admission Requirements

Admission requirements  for the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences are the same as those described for the University. Students in good standing may apply for admission to the department. Students planning to major in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences should take algebra, chemistry, and biology in high school.

Students must complete the General Education requirements  

  •   will fulfill the Life Sciences requirement and
  •  ,   or   will fulfill the Physical Sciences requirement for students in the Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences major

Students must also complete the University Studies requirements 

Graduation Requirements

All graduates from the department must have completed one of the four emphasis areas in the department and must meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. Grade point average (GPA) must be 2.5 or higher in all courses required for the major. Students in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics emphasis or the Didactic Program in Dietetics emphasis, must attain an overall GPA of at least 3.0.
  2. A grade of C or better must be received in every required course offered through the department (i.e., courses having an NDFS prefix).
  3. Courses required for the major may be repeated only once to improve a grade, unless approved by the department head or program director.
  4. Courses required for the major may not be taken as Pass-D-Fail credits.

Major and Minor Requirements


Specific requirements for each emphasis are listed below. Requirements change periodically, and sequence of courses is important.

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Food Science Emphasis

Courses followed by an asterisk (*) are suggested for fulfilling University Studies Requirements.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Food Technology Management Emphasis with Business Minor


Food Technology Management students must also fulfill requirements for a minor in either Business or Operations Management. The following four-year plan includes all courses required for a Business Minor.

Courses followed by an asterisk (*) are suggested for fulfilling University Studies Requirements.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Food Technology Management Emphasis with Operations Management Minor


Food Technology Management students must also fulfill requirements for a minor in either Business or Operations Management. The following four-year plan includes all courses required for an Operations Management Minor.

Courses followed by an asterisk (*) are suggested for fulfilling University Studies Requirements.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Spring Semester


Operations Management Minor Elective Courses


Students must select two of the following courses:

Nutrition Science Emphasis


Courses followed by an asterisk (*) are suggested for fulfilling University Studies Requirements. Note: Students interested in the Pre-Medical School Option are encouraged to meet with the departmental advisor to create a more customized schedule that meets admission requirements for most pre-medical schools.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Dietetics Emphasis


Students selecting the Dietetics Emphasis must choose either the Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD) or the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD). Courses followed by an asterisk (*) are suggested for fulfilling University Studies Requirements.

Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD)


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Note:


1 This course is required as part of the Business Minor.

2 Students must complete either FIN 3400  or PFP 3460  as part of the Business Minor.

3 Choose 6 credits from the Business Minor Elective Courses .

4 This course is required as part of the Operations Management Minor.

5 Choose 6 credits from the Operations Management Minor Elective Courses .

Minimum University Requirements


Total Credits

120

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA

Credits of C- or better

100

Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above)

40

USU Credits (30 USU credits, 20 of which must be upper-division courses, 10 of which must be courses required for student's major)

30 USU credits

Completion of approved major program of study

See college advisor

Credits in minor (if required)

12

Credits in American Institutions (ECN 1500 ;HIST 1700 , HIST 2700  or HIST 2710 ; HONR 1300 POLS 1100 ; or USU 1300 )

3

General Education Requirements  and University Studies Depth Requirements 

 

 

 

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