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2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dietetics, BS (43-274) (120 hours)

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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

Registration as a dietitian requires internship beyond Bachelor of Science degree. Fulfills the “Didactic Program in Dietetics Academic Requirements” of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Admission Requirements: Program Policy:

Students admitted into the University of Central Missouri should declare as pre-dietetics majors. Formal admission to the Dietetics degree program is conditional upon completion of the four following courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in all the four courses (additionally, a minimum of a C or better must be achieved in each course): BIOL 3401 , BIOL 3402 , D&N 3340 , FOOD 2322 .

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics will qualify to apply for a post-baccalaureate internship program. Student outcome goals:

  • Utilize current knowledge, technology, and research to enhance the practice of nutrition and dietetics.
  • Practice of nutrition care process utilizing knowledge and skills of nutritional assessment, diagnosis intervention, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills for the successful participation in a supervised dietetics program, employment related to foods and nutrition, or graduate study.
  • Acquire the knowledge, skills, professionalism and ethical conduct needed to become a competent entry-level dietitian.
  • Participate in activities that promote public awareness of nutrition and advance the profession of nutrition and dietetics.
  • Application of principles of management and systems in the provision of services to individuals and organizations.

Dietetics Major, BS (43-274) (4 Year Guide)  

General Education Requirements: 42 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major. Must have C or better for these courses:

Free Electives: 21 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

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