Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
- Completion of prerequisite courses and currently enrolled or eligible for enrollment at UND.
- Students must have a grade of "C" or better in undergraduate courses in nutrition and science courses. Recency of courses will be evaluated.
- A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 for all undergraduate work (based on A=4.0).
- Completion of 50 hours of service learning.
- Submission of the online application materials including three letters of recommendation, a statement of goals, résumé, and service learning hours form.
- Professional interview.
- Student applying to the accelerated BSD/MSND program must meet minimum requirements for admission set by the School of Graduate Studies, including English proficiency.
Required 120 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 30 of which must be UND institutional credit) including:
I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).
II. The following curriculum:
Pre-Dietetics students complete required prerequisite courses during their first two years of enrollment at the University of North Dakota. Applications to the Coordinated Program in Dietetics are accepted annually with a due date of February 15th. Students typically apply during the spring semester of their sophomore year.
|N&D 100||Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics||1|
|N&D 220||Foodservice Safety and Sanitation *||1|
|N&D 240||Fundamentals of Nutrition||3|
|N&D 250||Consumer Food Issues||3|
|N&D 260||Principles of Foods and Food Science||3|
|N&D 335||World Food Patterns||3|
|MATH 103||College Algebra||3|
|ENGL 110||College Composition I||3|
|ENGL 130||Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences||3|
|PSYC 111||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|COMM 110||Fundamentals of Public Speaking||3|
|CHEM 121||General Chemistry I||3|
|CHEM 121L||General Chemistry I Laboratory||1|
|CHEM 122||General Chemistry II||3|
|CHEM 122L||General Chemistry II Laboratory||1|
|CHEM 340||Survey of Organic Chemistry||4|
|CHEM 340L||Survey of Organic Chemistry Laboratory||1|
|MGMT 300||Principles of Management||3|
|ANAT 204||Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel||3|
|ANAT 204L||Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel Laboratory||2|
|PPT 301||Human Physiology||4|
|Essential Studies Courses||12|
Professional Dietetics Requirements:
Students must maintain cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a "C" grade or higher in all nutrition, science, and statistics courses. Students enrolled in the accelerated BS/MS program are required to take 24 credit hours of N&D 498.
|MED 205||Medical Terminology||1|
|SOC 326||Sociological Statistics||3|
|or PSYC 241||Introduction to Statistics|
|PPT 315||Human Pharmacology||3|
|N&D 325||Nutrition Through the Life Cycle||3|
|N&D 344||Nutrition Education and Counseling||3|
|N&D 345||Community Nutrition||3|
|N&D 350||Medical Nutrition Therapy I||3|
|N&D 380||Food Service Production and Management||3|
|N&D 441||Nutritional Biochemistry||4|
|N&D 450||Medical Nutrition Therapy II||3|
|N&D 480||Interprofessional Health Care||1|
|N&D 488||Foundations of Dietetic Practice||3|
|N&D 494||Research in Nutrition and Dietetics||1|
|N&D 498||Supervised Practice in Dietetics Students enrolled in the five-year Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Coordinated Program are required to complete 24 credit hours, and students enrolled in the Bachelor’s Coordinated Program only are required to complete 28 credit hours.||24-28|