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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 Kinesiology. 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
38-41 Mathematical, physical, and life sciences
Math 140, 142, 160, 165, or 181; Stat 101, 104, or 226; Chem 163 and 163L or 177, 177L, and 178; 231; 231L;Phys 106 or 111; BBMB 301; Biol 211, 212, 255, 255L, 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
20-22 Diet and Exercise
Kin 252-253 or FS HN 110; Kin 258; FS HN 167, 214, 265, 360; H S 110
41 Diet and exercise
H S 380; Kin 220, 259, 345,358, 462; FS HN 403. 411, 463, 466, NutrS 561; HRI 380, 380L, 392; Kin 355, 360, 366, or 372
123.5 Total credits

*Additional requirement: Students must fulfill international perspectives, U.S. diversity requirements by selecting coursework from approved lists. These courses may be used to fulfill other area requirements.

Graduate Program
Cr. Degree Requirements
39-40 Graduate level coursework
FS HN 581; NutrS 501, 561, 562, 564; Kin 501, 505, 551, 558; Kin 699 or NutrS 699A; Stat 401; Kin 550, 570, or NutrS 502. Additional requirement: FS HN 490C for students in the FSHN Department.