MS-Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) Curriculum
MS-DIDACTIC PROGRAM IN DIETETICS (DPD) TRACK – 37 CREDITS
MS Nutrition prerequisite course requirements for
General Biology and laboratory
BIO 110/151 Principles of Biology and laboratory
Anatomy & Physiology and laboratory
BIO 322 Human Anatomy & Physiology
Microbiology and laboratory
BIO 334/344 Microbiology and laboratory
General Chemistry I and laboratory
CHE 111/141 Chemistry I and laboratory
Organic Chemistry and laboratory
CHE 221/241 Organic Chemistry and laboratory
Principles of Food
FN 124/126 Principles of Foods and laboratory
FN 227 Introductory Nutrition
MAT 175 Statistics
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
Core Courses – 18 hours
Capstone Courses – 19 hours
The Dietetics track is an ACEND* accredited program designed for individuals pursuing a career goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Students successfully graduating from the Dietetics (DPD) track will receive a verification statement making them eligible to apply for a dietetic internship program.
* The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606, 1-800-877-1600, ext 5400.
Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.