Eight-Semester Plan for B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics

Major Program Guide For: B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Total for Degree: 120 Credit Hours
Freshman Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
CHEM 132 General Chemistry 4 CHEM 133 Organic & Biochem 4
ENGL 101 Composition I 3 BIOL 140 Principles of Biology I 4
HEAL or HSCC 123 or 101 Wellness 3 ND 239 Dietetics as a Profession 1
FIRST YEAR SEMINAR 190    3 PSY 150 General Psychology (P1) 3
MATH 170 Statistics 3 P1 - P6 (P1)*   Liberal Studies 3
TOTAL     16 TOTAL     15
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
BIOL 240 Inntroduction to Genetics 4 CMHC 201 Communication 3
ENGL 202 Writing Critical Inquiry   3 BIOL 293 Human Physiology 4
ND 220 Medical Terminology 3 BIOL 313 Microbiology 4
ND 330 Human Nutrition Needs 3 P1-P5 ( P4 )*    Liberal Studies 3
P1-P5 ( P3 )*     Liberal Studies  3 P1 - P5 (P5)* Liberal Studies 3
              
TOTAL     16       17
Junior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
HSCC 470 Research Methods in Health Sciences 3 ND 333 Quantity Food Production/Lab 3
ND 331 Food Science/Lab 4 ND 334 Nutritional Application/Lab  3
ND 335 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle 3 ND 334 Nutritional Counseling/Lab 2
P1-P5 ( P5 )*   Liberal Studies 3 ND 340 Community Nutrition 3
Electives     3 HSCC   471 Research Project in Health Sciences 1
TOTAL     16 TOTAL     12
Senior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ND 370 Pharmacology 3 Electives     3
ND 432 Food Service Mgt I 3 ND 435 Food Service Management II 3
ND 439 Professional Practice 1 ND 442 Nutritional Biochem II 3
ND 441 Nutritional Biochem I 3 ND 452 Medical Nutrition Therapy II  3
ND 451 Medical Nutrition Therapy I 3 ND 453 Medical Nutrition Therapy Lab 1
        ND 461 Media Presentations for Dietetics Professionals 2
TOTAL     13 TOTAL     15

*One of the needed Liberal Studies Perspectives must be an upper level.

 

Copyright by Western Carolina University      •      Cullowhee, NC 28723      •      828.227.7211      •      Contact WCU
Maintained by the Office of Web Services      •      Directions      •      Campus Map      •      Emergency Information      •      Text-Only

Office of Web Services