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2010-2011 General Catalog 
    
2010-2011 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences, BS


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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.

Graduation Requirements

All graduates from the department must have completed one of the five 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.
  2. A grade of C or better must be received in every required course offered through the department (i.e., courses having an NFS 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 Emphasis Requirements


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

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


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


Biotechnology Emphasis


Students selecting the Biotechnology Emphasis must choose either Depth Training in Food Science or Depth Training in Nutrition Science. Courses followed by an asterisk (*) are suggested for fulfilling University Studies Requirements.

Depth Training in Food Science


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Depth Training in Nutrition Science


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Spring Semester

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 .

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