Curriculum

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First Year

Semester Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Credits
Fall CHE 105 (4) ENG 105 (4) MAT 140 (4) NTN 100T (1) PSY 180 (3)   16
Spring BIO 115 (3) CIV 201 or 202 (3) CSC 199 (3) NTN 200 (1) NTN 231 (3) Elective (3) 16

Second Year

Semester Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Credits
Fall BUS 140 (3) CHE 210 (3) COM 161 (3) NTN 230 (3) NTN 303 or EXS 200/201 (3) 15
Spring CHE 330 (3) GDS 201 or SOC 133 (3) NTN 330 (3) NTN 350 (3)   12

Third Year

Semester Class  1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Credits
Fall BIO 120 (1) BIO 229 (3) BIO 230 (1) NTN 333 (3) NTN 432 (3) STA 135 (4) 15
Spring BIO 220 (1) BIO 300 (4) NTN 434 (1) NTN 440 (3) NTN 445 (3) University Studies Elective (3) 15 

Fourth Year

Semester Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Class 7 Credits
Fall HUM 211 (3) MGT 350 (3) NTN 371 (1) NTN 372 (3) NTN 450 (4) NTN 499 (1)

University Studies Elective (3)

18
Spring NTN 373 (3) NTN 412 (3) NTN 422 (3) NTN 460 (1) Elective (3)     13

Suggested Electives

  • BIO 501 Immunology (3) [prerequisite: BIO 300]
  • EXS 350 Exercise Physiology (3) [prerequisite: BIO 229 & BIO 230, or permission of instructor]
  • EXS 351 Exercise Physiology Laboratory (1) [prerequisite: BIO 229 & BIO 230, or permission of instructor; corequisite:  EXS 350]
  • EXS 356 (HEA 356) Health Promotion Programming (3) [prerequisite: EXS 101 or HEA 110 or instructor permission]
  • EXS 385 Sport and Exercise Psychology (3) [prerequisite: PSY 180)
  • HCA/HIA 301 Overview of the Health Care Delivery System (3) [no prerequisites]
  • HEA 311/511 Epidemiology (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • HEA 330 Death and Dying: Issues for Caregivers (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • HEA 350 Foundations of Community Health Education (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • HEA 360 Health Education Services (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • HEA 448 Health Policy (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • HEA 475 Health Assessment and Evaluation (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • PSY 404 Drugs, Alcohol and Behavior (3) [prerequisite: PSY 180]
  • PSY 471 Behavior Modification (3) [prerequisite: PSY 180]
  • SOC 325 Sociology of Food (3) [no prerequisite]
  • SOC 340 Sociology of Medicine (3) [no prerequisite]
  • SOC 421 Issues in Social Gerontology (3) [no prerequisite]
  • SWK 395 Substance Abuse Prevention (3) [prerequisite: junior standing]
  • SWK 425 HIV Disease:  The Individual and Society (3) [prerequisite:  junior standing]

 

Dietetics Course Sequence

Curriculum for Dietetics Track

University Studies Requirements: 38-43 hours

Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies, and Quantitative Skills:                                               

CHE 105 (4)  Intro Chemistry I                        

STA 135  Introduction to Probability and Statistics 

MAT 140 College Algebra 

Social and Self-Awareness and Responsible Citizenship:   

PSY 180 (3) General Psychology                                            

University Studies Approved Electives: 

CSC 199 (3)  Introduction to Information Technology

GDS 201  Introduction to Gender and Diversity Studies                                              

            Or

SOC 133 (3)  Introduction to Sociology 

Core Requirements: 40 hours                                               

BUS 140 (3)  Foundations of Business 

BIO 115  (3) The Cellular Basis of Life 

MGT 350 (3) Fundamentals of Management 

NTN 100T (1) Transitions 

NTN 200 (1)  Introduction to the Profession                             

NTN 230 (3)  Nutrition                                                   

NTN 231 (3)  Principles of Food Science and Preparation 

NTN 303 (3)  Research Methods in Nutrition and Foods            

NTN 333 (3)  Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle                  

NTN 371 (1) Quantity Food Production Practicum (NOTE: This is a 40-hour practicum self-arranged by the student in consultation with the DPD director and course instructor.)

NTN 372 (3)  Quantity Food Production and Purchasing                          

NTN 373 (3)  Management of Food Service Personnel and Facilities

NTN 412 (3)  Community Nutrition & Health                    

NTN 422 (3)  Meal Management

              MSU Students in Meal Management Video

NTN 432 (3)  Experimental Foods                                

NTN 499 (1)  Senior Seminar                          

Dietetics Option Requirements: 34 hours

BIO 120 (1) Scientific Etymology   

BIO 220 (1) Clinical Terminology 

BIO 229 and 230 (4)  Human Physiology  and Lab    

BIO 300 (4)  Introductory Microbiology       

CHE 210 (3)  Brief Organic Chemistry                                                   

CHE 330 (3)  Basic Biochemistry                                   

NTN 330 (3) Advanced Nutrition 

HEA 415 (3)  Communications for Health Professionals

           Or 

NTN 350 (3) Nutrition Counseling and Education

NTN 434 (1)  Clinical Dietetics Practicum (NOTE: This is a 40-hour practicum self-arranged by the student in consultation with the DPD director and course instructor.)                    

NTN 440 (3)  Medical Nutrition Therapy I

NTN 445  (4) Pathophysiology for Nutrition-Related Diseases 

NTN 450 (3)  Medical Nutrition Therapy II

NTN 460 (1) Advanced Clinical Cases

Limited Electives: 6  hours                      

Total Curriculum Requirements: 120 hours

Dietetics Course Sequence