Oct 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Nutrition and Dietetics, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


The Nutrition and Dietetics major is designed to give students an instructional foundation in nutrition, dieterics, foods and nutrition and prepare them for entry-level positions in dietetics and nutrition. The dietetics major at NCCU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312)899-0040 ext 5400. http://www.eatright.org/ACEND.

1. 120 Credit Hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU. Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in all major courses.

2. General Education Requirement:


Students may place into MATH 1200  or take MATH 1000  and MATH 1100  in succession.  A grade of ‘C’ or better should be earned in MATH 1200 

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


To earn a Verification Statement, students must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and pass a didactic Competency Exam with an 80%.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Family and Consumer Sciences Specialization in Foods and Nutrition with a Concentration in Dietetics

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

* ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

* MFL 1192  -  Elementary (Critical Language) II ( 3 )  

* SOCI 2100  -  Principles of Sociology ( 3 )  OR PSY 2100  -  General Psychology ( 3 )   

* UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )   

  • Unrestricted Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 14

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

*  MATH 1200  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry II ( 3 )  

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

=  NUTR 2200  -  Introduction to Human Nutrition ( 3 )  

% BIOL 1300  -  Molecules and Cell Function ( 4 )  

Semester Hours: 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

= NUTR 2320  -  Intermediate Nutrition ( 3 )  

= NUTR 2330  -  Experimental Food Preparation & Science ( 3 )  

= NUTR 2331  -  Experimental Food Preparation & Science Laboratory ( 3 )  

% BIOL 1610  -  Human Anatomy and Physiology I ( 4 )  

* CHEM 1100  -  General Chemistry I ( 4 )  

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

*  CHEM 1200  -  General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

BIOL 1620  -  Human Anatomy and Physiology II ( 4 )  

= NUTR 2210  -  Sanitation and Safety ( 2 )   

  • Unrestricted Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

*  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

%  CHEM 3100  -  Organic Chemistry I ( 3 )  

  • Unrestricted Elective (3)
  • Unrestricted Elective (3) 

+  NUTR 3340  -  Intermediate Meal Management ( 4 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Spring Semester

*HUM GEC Requirement (3)

MATH 1110  -  Elementary Statistics ( 3 )  

=  NUTR 3520  -  Institutional Management and Organization ( 3 )  

*  KIN 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

* HUM GEC Requirements (3)

& Unrestricted Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester

=  NUTR 3210  -  Clinical Assessment and Counseling ( 3 )  

=  NUTR 4210  -  Life Cycle Nutrition ( 3 )  

=  NUTR 4600  -  Clinical Nutrition I ( 3 )  

=  NUTR 4670  -  Nutrition Education ( 3 )  

+  Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

=  NUTR 4630  -  Clinical Nutrition II ( 3 )   (MS)

=  NUTR 4660  -  Clinical Nutrition Practicum ( 2 )   (WI)

=  NUTR 4440  -  Community Nutrition ( 3 )  

= NUTR 4500  -  Nutritional Biochemistry ( 3 )  

NUTR 4620  -  Selected Topics in Nutrition ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 13

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 120

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours

* General Education Curriculum (GEC)-38 

+ Family & Consumer Sciences Required Courses-12 

= Foods & Nutrition Required Courses-46 

% Non-departmental Required Courses-21

& Electives-3 

(MS) = Mini Session; (SI) = Speaking Intensive; (WI) = Writing Intensive

- Students must be 80% proficient, on the Competency Exam, to obtain a Verification Statement. 
Also, all F & N students must pass nutrition, sciences & business courses with a minimum grade of “C”

- (O) = Odd years; (E) = Even Years

- Suggested Electives: see below

Suggested Electives:

CHEM 3120  -  Organic Chemistry II ( 3 )  

CHEM 3310 - Organic Chemistry Lab I (2)

MGT 3000  -  Organization and Management ( 3 )  

Note(s):

CHEM 1000    and CHEM 1500    may be used lieu of CHEM 1100    and CHEM 1200   , respectively

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