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Curriculum in Diet and Exercise B.S./M.S.

Administered by the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Health and Human Performance.

Courses included have been approved as meeting the academic requirements of the American Dietetic Association in preparation for admission to dietetic internship programs. There is a $30 fee for a statement of verification of completion of the approved program. Courses also are included to meet the ACSM requirements for certification at the level of Health Fitness Instructor.

Cr. Degree Requirements*
9.5 Interpersonal and public communication skills
Engl 150, 250; Lib 160; Sp Cm 212
40-42 Mathematical, physical, and life sciences
Math 140, 142, 165, or 181; Stat 101, 104, or 226; Chem 163 or 177; 163L or 177L; 164 or 178; 231; 231L; Phys 106 or 111; BBMB 301; Biol 211, 212; 255; 256; 256L; Micro 201
15 Humanities and social science
select 3 credits from approved humanities course list; select 3 credits from approved Ethics course list (if ethics course selected is not on the humanities list, 3 additional credits of humanities must be taken.); Psych 101, 230; select 3 additional credits from humanities or social science list
22-24 Food science and human nutrition
Ex Sp 255 or FS HN 110; Ex Sp 220, 258; FS HN 167, 214, 265, 360; H S 110
36 Health and human performance
H S 380; Ex Sp 259, 345,358, 462; FS HN 403. 411, 463, 466, 561; HRI 380, 380L, 392; Ex Sp 355, 360, 366, or 372
122.5 Total credits
*Additional requirement: Students must fulfill international perspectives, U.S. diversity, and ethics requirements by selecting coursework from approved lists. These courses may be used to fulfill other area requirements.
Graduate Program
Cr. Degree Requirements
39 Graduate level coursework including research.