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2019-2020 General Catalog

Dietetics Didactic Emphasis - BS


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College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

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  • For more information about Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and login to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

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
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CHEM 1210: Principles of Chemistry I   4     CHEM 1220: Principles of Chemistry II (BPS)   4    
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4     ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3    
NDFS 1020: Science and Application of Human Nutrition (BLS)   3     NDFS 2020: Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle   3    
NDFS 1030: Introduction to Dietetics   1     STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics (QL)   3    
NDFS 1260: Food Literacy   3     Breadth Humanities (BHU)   3 Can take Pass/Fail
PSY 1010: General Psychology (BSS)  or SOC 1010: Introductory Sociology (BSS)   3  or 3     Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)    2 Can take Pass/Fail
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BIOL 2420: Human Physiology   4     CHEM 3700: Introductory Biochemistry   3    
CHEM 2300: Principles of Organic Chemistry   3     NDFS 1250: Sanitation and Safety   3    
ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     NDFS 3070: Science of Food Preparation   4    
HDFS 3350: Family Finance (DSS)  or MSLE 3110: Managing Organizations and People (DSS)     3  or 3     NDFS 3600: Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals   2    
NDFS 3020: Nutrition and Physical Performance   2     Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3 Can take Pass/Fail
Breadth American Institutions (BAI)   3 Can take Pass/Fail      
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

NDFS 4020: Advanced Nutrition   3     NDFS 4060: Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II (CI)    2    
NDFS 4050: Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics I (CI)    2     NDFS 4560: Medical Nutrition Therapy (CI)   4    
NDFS 4480: Community Nutrition   3     NDFS 4720: Food Service Organization and Management (QI)   2    
NDFS 4550: Nutrition Assessment   3     NDFS 4780: Maternal and Child Nutrition (CI)   2    
NDFS 4590: Nutrition Assessment Lab    1          
NDFS 4710: Food Service Systems   2          
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

NDFS 5200: Nutritional Epidemiology   3     NDFS 4750: Transition to Professional Practice   2    
NDFS 5750: Advanced Dietetics Practicum   1-6   Recommended Elective NDFS 5210: Advanced Public Health Nutrition (CI)   3    
NDFS 5800: Counseling and Motivational Interviewing for Health Professionals   3    NDFS 5230: Communication of Current Topics in Nutrition (CI)   3   
      NDFS 5410: Nutrient Gene Interactions (CI)   3   
           
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After completing the second year, students must apply for advanced standing in one of the two emphasis areas: Didactic or Coordinated.

Contact Launa Julander, launa.julander@usu.edu, 435-797-3096 for advising.

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