BS Degree in Dietetics
The Bachelor of Science in Dietetics prepares students to be recognized as nutrition experts in a wide variety of settings, including hospitals, community organizations, and food systems.
Options for Earning a Bachelor Degree in Dietetics
Students complete 4 years of academic coursework needed to apply for a supervised practice/dietetic internship.
Students must apply to be admitted to the major and need a minimum 2.4 overall (cumulative) GPA and completion of DHN pre-dietetics courses with a minimum GPA of 2.8.
Students complete 3.5 years of academic coursework as well as 8 months of supervised practice experience.
Selective Admissions program (14 students/year). Apply for entry into Coordinated Program February of sophomore year.
Transfer students are welcome. If you transfer into the major from another university, you should expect to take a minimum of three semesters to complete all required coursework, assuming you have completed all pre-major requirements.
If you are an incoming international student, follow the instructions for a Transcript Evaluation.
- DHN 101: Human Nutrition and Wellness, 3 credits;
- DHN 212 (section for non-majors): Introductory Nutrition, 3 credits
As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), graduates function as entry-level professionals with opportunities for practice in medical nutrition therapy, community dietetics, non-profits, food systems management, business and entrepreneurship, nutrition/product research, nutrition counseling and wellness.
Hospitals; long-term care facilities; rehabilitation facilities; non-profits, insurance companies, food manufacturing companies, school systems; health departments; corporate wellness centers; and outpatient clinics.
Masters of Science in Nutrition and Food Systems in the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition.