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University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family and Consumer Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetics, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


This concentration is designed to give students an instructional foundation in foods and nutrition and prepare them for entry-level positions in dietetics and nutrition. The dietetic concentration 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. 125 Credit Hours:


Complete a minimum of 125 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%.

Program Notes:


MATH 1110  may be taken in lieu of EDU 3700 

Recommended Electives: HEDU 3210 , BIOL 3100 , PEDU 4110 , PEDU 4120 , and PSY 4121 .

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 Level II (3)

*  MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )  

*  UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

+  FCSC 1000  -  Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences ( 3 )  

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

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

* SOCI 2200   or PSY 2100  

=  FOOD 2200  -  Introduction to Human Nutrition ( 3 )  

%  BIOL 1300  -  Molecules and Cell Function ( 4 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

=  FOOD 2320  -  Intermediate Nutrition ( 3 )  

*  CHEM 1100  -  General Chemistry I ( 4 )  

=  FOOD 2210  -  Sanitation and Safety ( 2 )  

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

& Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 16

Spring Semester

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

*  CHEM 1200  -  General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

%  BIOL 1620  -  Human Anatomy and Physiology II ( 4 )  

=  FOOD 2310  -  Food Selection, Preparation, and Meal Management ( 3 )  

+ Computer Elective

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 )  

=  FOOD 2340 - Intermediate Meal Management (4)

=  FOOD 3410 - Food Science and Experimental Foods (3)

+  FCSC 4200  -  Family and Social Systems ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Spring Semester

*HUM GEC Requirement (3)

% Statistics (3)

=  FOOD 3520  -  Institutional Management and Organization ( 3 )  

*  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

%  ACCT 2400  -  Principles of Accounting I ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester

=  FOOD 3210  -  Clinical Assessment and Counseling ( 3 )  

=  FOOD 4210  -  Life Cycle Nutrition ( 3 )  

=  FOOD 4600  -  Clinical Nutrition I ( 3 )  

=  FOOD 4670  -  Nutrition Education ( 3 )  

+  FCSC 4900  -  Senior Seminar in Human Sciences ( 3 )  

& Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

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

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

=  FOOD 4671 - Community Nutrition (3)

= FOOD 4500  -  Nutritional Biochemistry ( 3 )  

=  FOOD 4620  -  Selected Topics in Nutrition ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 14

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 125

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours

* General Education Curriculum (GEC)-44 

+ Family & Consumer Sciences Required Courses-12 

= Foods & Nutrition Required Courses-46 

% Non-departmental Required Courses-20 

& 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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