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Academic Program Guide


Dietetics


ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2017 and after)

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and multicultural requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map Off-track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

Dietitians and nutritionists enjoy diverse and increasingly prestigious responsibilities among health professionals. In addition to general, clinical and community dietetics, the clinical dietitian or nutritionist may specialize in metabolic support, renal dietetics, pediatric dietetics, or clinical research. Students are also prepared for institutional food service administration and product development for food industry. Sports Nutrition and Gerontology options are also available. The Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) is accredited by the Accredition Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Please note: The major is limited-access.

* A grade of B or better is suggested to apply to the limited access program.
** A grade of B or better is required to earn a DPD verification statement.

Mapping Coordinator: Matthew Nicewonger
Email: mnicewonger@fsu.edu

Sample Schedule

Term 1 hrs
ENC1101 Freshman Composition3
MAC1105 College Algebra 3
ECO2000 Intro. to Economics, ECO2013 Macroeconomics or ECO2023 Microeconomics3
CGS2060 Computer Literacy 3
GE Core Humanities/Cultural Practice3
Milestones 1
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete MAC1105 ( ≥ C minus )
Term 2 hrs
ENC2135 Research, Genre, and Context 3
HUN1201 Science of Nutrition3
CHM1045* General Chemistry I and CHM 1045 Lab* 4
GE History3
Elective3
Milestones 2
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete HUN1201 w/B or better
Complete CHM1045 and Lab w/C minus or better in each
Term 3 hrs
CHM1046* General Chemistry II and CHM1046 Lab *4
STA2122 Applied Statistics or STA2023 Fundamentals of Business Statistics3
PSY2012 General Psychology3
FAD2230 Family Relationships3
GE Ethics3
Milestones 3
Complete CHM1046 and Lab w/C minus or better in each
Complete ECO2000,ECO2013, or ECO2023 with w/C minus or better
Complete STA2122 or 2023 ( ≥ C minus )
Term 4 hrs
CHM2200* Survey of Organic Chemistry and CHM2200 Lab*4
MCB2004 General Microbiology and MCB2004 Lab 4
DIE 3005 Introduction to Dietetics1
GE Humanities/Cultural Practice3
Oral Communication Competency3
Milestones 4
Complete CHM2200 w/Lab or CHM2210 w/C minus or higher (If CHM2210 taken, then CHM2211 w/Lab must also be completed with C minus or higher before Biochemistry is taken).
Complete DIE3005 with final grade of ‘S’
Overall GPA of 2.75 or higher
Apply to program. If not accepted, must meet with advisor to change major
Term 5 hrs
FOS3026 Foods and FOS3026 Lab4
PET3322 Functional Anatomy & Physiology I and PET3322 Lab4
HUN2125 Food and Society (meets Multicultural X req)3
Elective3
Milestones 5
Complete FOS3026 and Lab w/C minus or better in each
Complete E-Series Course
Term 6 hrs
HUN3224 Intermediary Metabolism of Nutrients I3
FSS4312 ** Food Service Management 3
HUN3403 ** Life Cycle Nutrition 3
FAD4601 Foundations of Counseling3
PET3361 Nutrition and Sport3
Milestones 6
Complete PET3322 + Lab with a C+ or higher in each
Complete HUN3224 w/C minus or higher
Complete FSS4312 w/B or higher
Complete 1st Scholarship in Practice Course
Summer hrs
BCH3023C Introduction to Biochemistry3
Term 7 hrs
DIE4310 ** Community Nutrition 3
DIE4243 Medical Nutrition Therapy I3
HUN3226 Intermediary Metabolism of Nutrients II3
FSS4135 Food Economics3
HUN4905 Professional & Ethical Issues in Dietetics1
Milestones 7
Complete HUN3226 w/C minus or better
Complete FSS4135 w/C minus or better
Complete Pre-graduation Check
Term 8 hrs
FOS4114C Food Science4
DIE4244 ** Medical Nutrition Therapy3
DIE4224L ** Medical Nutrition Therapy Lab1
HUN4941 Nutrition Practicum3
Elective3
Milestones 8
Apply for Graduation in 1st two weeks of semester
Complete 2nd Scholarship in Practice Course

Employment Information
Representative Job Titles Related to this Major: Nutrition Consultant, Sports Dietitian, Dietitian, Clinical/Administrative Dietitian, Nutritionist, Food Service Director, Nutrition Educator, Nutrition Consultant, Sports Nutritionist

Representative Employers: Hospitals, Health Organizations, Social Service Agencies, Food Manufacturers & Processors, State & Federal Research Labs, Private Practice, Schools, Government Agencies, and Trade Associations.

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at: global.fsu.edu/undergraduate-students/going-abroad.

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.





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