General Dietetics

Eastern Kentucky University

Program Description

General Dietetics

Eastern Kentucky University

Degree Options

B.S. in General Dietetics

Who Would be Interested in General Dietetics?

A career in nutrition and dietetics may be right for you, if you:

  • Enjoy learning about foods and food preparation
  • Are interested in health promotion and disease prevention
  • Like sharing your knowledge and skills with various groups across the lifecycle
  • Have strong interest in the sciences of nutrition, biology, and physiology

Why General Dietetics?

  • The General Dietetics program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
  • Program faculty are passionate about the field and enjoy teaching.
  • Small class sizes provide the opportunity to interact individually with faculty.

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Admission Requirements

A student is initially admitted as a Pre-Dietetics major. Then, the student may apply to the General Dietetics program after the following requirements are met:

  • Minimum of 45 semester hours completed
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Have a C or better in CHE 101, 101L and 102 or their equivalents if taken at another school
  • Earn a B or better in NFA 121, 201, and 202

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate with a BS in Dietetics, a student must:

  • Attain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Earn a C or better in all major and supporting courses (other than those NFA courses in which a B or better is required per admission criteria

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

Our recent graduates are employed in the following positions:

  • Managers of Food and Nutrition Services
  • Clinical Dietitians in Urban and Rural Hospitals
  • WIC Educators
  • Nutrition Coordinators in Public Schools
  • Cooperative Extension Services-FCS Agents
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated July 15, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
4 years
Full time
8,820 USD
Start date Sept. 2017
USA Richmond, Virginia
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Duration 4 years
Price 8,820 USD
per semester