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Curriculum Action Notice


From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

November 22, 2006

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Teri Doerksen, G04C Belknap Hall, ext. 4588.

Curricular Action Notice: Health Sciences
 
Program Change Request: B.S. Nutrition and Dietetics
 

New Degree and Program Title (attach a new ER):
Nutrition:  Dietetics concentration 
Nutrition:  Sports Nutrition concentration
 
Rationale:  To offer students the opportunity to select a concentration within the nutrition major that fits their personal goals for graduate school or careers in nutrition.    Each new concentration reflects a unique career path.  One path leads to opportunities for obtaining entry level jobs in dietetics and post graduate dietetic internships while the other concentration leads to opportunities for entry level jobs in the sports and fitness industry and sports and fitness related graduate study.    

 
NEW PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

CORE COURSES:

DIT 2211*  Introduction to Nutrition
3
DIT 3305 Principles of Food Science
3
DIT 3314 Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
3
DIT 3316 Community Nutrition
3
DIT 3325 Nutrition Counseling and Education
3
DIT 4420 Nutrition Research Seminar
3
DIT 4417 Advanced Nutrition
3
   
Total semester hours for core:
21

CONCENTRATIONS:
Nutrition:  Dietetics  (B.S.): 120 s.h.

The Dietetics Concentration is for students who wish to become registered dietitians and seek a varied background in nutrition. 

Required Courses:
 

DIT 3315 Food Service Organization and Management
3
DIT 4401 Medical Nutrition Therapy I
3
DIT 4402 Medical Nutrition Therapy II
3
DIT 4411 Quantity Food Production
4
DIT xxxx Choice
3
BSC 1121*  Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4
BSC 1122*  Human Anatomy and Physiology II
4
BSC 3271* Microbiology for Health Sciences
4
CHM 1101* Introduction to Chemistry
4
CHM 1102* Organic and Biochemistry
4
CHM 2201 Introduction to Biochemistry
4
MA 1125* Introductory Statistics I
3
   
Total semester hours for concentration:
43
   
Total Semester Hours for the major (Core plus Concentration):
64

            
Nutrition:  Sports Nutrition (B.S.): 120 s.h.

The Sports Nutrition Concentration is for students considering careers in sports or fitness.  Additional courses are required for those who wish to become registered dietitians.   

Required Courses:

DIT 3330 Sports Nutrition
3
DIT xxxx Choice
3
HPE 3360 Kinesiology
3
HPE 3370 Physiology of Exercise
3
BSC 1121*  Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4
BSC 1122*  Human Anatomy and Physiology II
4
BSC 3271* Microbiology for Health Sciences
4
CHM 1101* Introduction to Chemistry
4
CHM 1102* Organic and Biochemistry
4
CHM 2201 Introduction to Biochemistry
4
MA 1125* Introductory Statistics I
3
   
Total semester hours for concentration:
35
   
Total Semester Hours for the major (Core plus Concentration):
56


 
OLD PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
 
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: Nutrition and Dietetics (B.S.): 120 s.h.
(*courses with asterisk may also satisfy General Education requirements)
BSC    1121*          Human Anatomy and Physiology I                       4
BSC    1122*          Human Anatomy and Physiology II                      4
BSC    3271*          Microbiology for Health Sciences                         4
BUS    1130            Introduction to Business and Management       3
CHM   1101*          Introduction to Chemistry                                       4
CHM   1102*          Organic and Biochemistry                                     4
CHM   2201            Introduction to Biochemistry                                  4
DIT      2211*          Introduction to Nutrition                                          3
DIT      3305            Principles of Food Science                                    3
DIT      3314            Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle                      3
DIT      3315            Food Service Organization and Management    3
DIT      3316            Community Nutrition                                               3
DIT      3325            Nutrition Education and Education                      3
DIT      4401            Medical Nutrition Therapy I                                    3
DIT      4402            Medical Nutrition Therapy II                                   3
DIT      4420            Nutrition Research Seminar                                 3
DIT      4411            Quantity Food Production                                       4
DIT      4417            Advanced Nutrition                                                  3
DIT      xxxx               Choice                                                                       3
MA       1125*          Introductory Statistics I                                            3
PSY    1101*          Introduction to General Psychology                     3

Total semester hours                                                       70
 
 
 
 
 

 

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