Dietetics M.S.

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Degree Requirements — 35 Credits

See "Dietetics M.S."

Degree Requirements

Required Major Credits - 26 hours

FND 530Nutrition Assessment and Intervention Methods

3

FND 551Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism - Macronutrients

3

FND 553Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism - Micronutrients

3

FND 570Nutrition Counseling Methods

3

FND 610Nutrition Communication

3

FND 620Current Topics in Nutrition and Dietetics

3

FND 652Public Health Nutrition

3

FND 686Dietetics Capstone

5

Select one of the following courses:

RCS 610Interpretation and Evaluation of Behavioral Research

3

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

Elective Credits (in consultation with advisor) - 6 hours

CH 509Behavior Change Theories

3

CH 525Contemporary Issues in School Health

3

CH 530Strategies for Community Health Promotion

3

CH 533Physical Activity Interventions in the Community

3

CH 535Effective Community Health Engagement

3

CH 610Program Planning and Evaluation

3

CH 620Epidemiology

3

CH 635Policy, Advocacy, Leadership & Management in Community Health

3

FND 520Maternal and Child Nutrition

3

FND 555Nutrition for Fitness and Athletic Performance

3

PSY 530Life Span Developmental Psychology

3

PSY 540Theories and Principles of Learning

3

Additional electives may be selected with advisor approval before taking the course.

NOTES:

The Master of Science in Dietetics is available for applicants who are currently an active Registered Dietitian Nutritionist through the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Students are required to complete a five credit capstone course during the last semester of the program.

Successful completion of a comprehensive exam within FND 686, Dietetics Capstone, is required to complete the Dietetics M.S.