Curriculum

Nutrition Core Requirements

27 Credit Hours

NTFD 5410

Seminar in Nutrition

(1 cr.) Must be taken three times for a total of 3 credits

NTFD 5420

Maternal-Child Nutrition

(3 cr.)

NTFD 5430

Complex Adult Nutrition Care

(4 cr.)

NTFD 5440

Nutrition Programs: Theory to Appl.

(4 cr.)

NTFD 5450

Advanced Nutrition Therapy

(4 cr.)

NTFD 5517 Nutrition Education and Counseling

(3 cr.) (If the student took 4517 as an undergraduate s/he would take ALHE 5010 Clinical Teaching Strategies)

NTFD 5542 Practice-based Research in Medical Nutrition Therapy

(3 cr.)

NTFD 5445 Advanced Macronutrient Nutrition

(3 cr.)

Thesis and Non-Thesis Option: 6-13 credit hours

  • Students will choose one of the following options for the culminating experience:

Thesis Option

(6 cr.)

Non-thesis Option

(13 cr,)

     

Internship Experience (Non-Thesis Option): 13 credit hours

NTFD 5415

Professional Issues in Dietetics

(1 cr.)

NTFD 5421

Lifespan Nutrition Practicum

(2 cr.)

NTFD 5431

Medical Nutrition Therapy Practicum I

(2 cr.)

NTFD 5432

Medical Nutrition Therapy Practicum

(2 cr.)

NTFD 5433

Medical Nutrition Therapy Practicum III

(2 cr.)

NTFD 5451

Nutrition and Food Service Mgmt Practicum I

(2 cr.)

NTFD 5452

Nutrition and Food Service Mgmt Practicum II

(2 cr.)

     

Thesis Option: 6 credit hours

NTFD 5960

Thesis

(1-6 cr.)