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    North Carolina Central University
  Oct 16, 2017
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Family and Consumer Sciences, Foods and Nutrition Specialization with Dietetics Concentration, 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.

1. 121 Credit Hours:

Complete a minimum of 121 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 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

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

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

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