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?
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
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
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Last updated July 15, 2016