CPD Degree Requirements

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The B.S. in Nutrition CPD degree requires 120 credit hours:

  • 40-41 Credit hours of Major Core with four courses counted in the general education component
  • 30 credit hours within coordinated dietetics concentration
  • 47-48 Credit hours of General Education
  • Elective courses as needed

Program of Study

The B.S. in Nutrition CPD degree requires 120 credit hours:

40-41 Credit hours of Major Core

  • BIOL 221 General Biology I
  • BIOL 223 Introduction to Microbiology
  • SOHS 150 or BIOL 352 Advanced Topics and Terminology in Medicine
  • CHEM 121 Introduction to Chemistry
  • CHEM 243 Organic and Biochemistry
  • PHES 225 Health Communication
  • MATH 302 Statistics
  • NTRN 250 Food Science
  • NTRN 275 Lifespan Nutrition
  • NTRN 325 Nutrition and Metabolism
  • NTRN 460 Special Topics in Nutrition and Fitness
  • PSYC 232 Human Growth and Development
  • four courses counted in the general education component:
    • BIOL 222 General Biology II
    • NTRN 215 Nutrition: Healthcare
    • PSYC 121 General Psychology
    • NTRN 470┬áHealth Promotions Programming/Supervised Practice Community

30 credit hours within a concentration

  • ACCT 110 Basics of Managerial Accounting
  • MGMT 230 Principles of Management
  • NTRN 390 Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • NTRN 332 Food Service Management
  • NTRN 364 Community Nutrition
  • NTRN 395 Supervised Practice Food Service Management I
  • NTRN 400 Supervised Practice Food Service Management II
  • NTRN 410 Supervised Practice Clinical Medical Nutrition I
  • NTRN 420 Supervised Practice Clinical Medical Nutrition II
  • NTRN 470 Health Promotions Programming/Supervised Practice Community

47-48 Credit hours of General Education