This is the recommended program of study for students planning to pursue a B.S. in Dietetics. Working closely with the department chair and Advising is strongly recommended, because both program concentration and general education requirements vary among receiving institutions.
Graduates of the Dietetics Concentration will be able to:
Apply the principles of food and nutrition to promote healthy eating patterns
Demonstrate an understanding of the relationships between diet and disease/wellness
Apply critical thinking and abstract reasoning to current issues in nutrition
Communicate effectively using basic nutrition terminology
Pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution
General Education Courses (31 Credits)
The list of general education courses appears in the General Education List. Some programs recommend or require specific courses to fulfill general education requirements. Please check your program’s sequence of study for this information.
Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.
Credit earned at any public institution in the state shall be transferable to any other institution if the:
Credit is from a college or university parallel course or program;
Grades in the block of courses transferred average 2.00 or higher; and
Acceptance of the credit is consistent with the policies of the receiving institution governing students following the same program. Refer to ARTSYS at artweb.usmd.edu and the receiving institution’s catalog to select transferable courses.