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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
University Catalog 2017-2018

Nutrition and Dietetics, Non-RD Concentration (BS)


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The Nutrition and Dietetics non-RD concentration is for students who do not wish to pursue the RD credential and allows students to select an approved minor in an area that supports their career interests such as family and child studies, gerontology, kinesiology, business, entrepreneurship, journalism, and psychology.

Program Information

Students in Nutrition and Dietetics apply for upper division status prior to enrolling in the specialized phase of the program (junior and senior years). Students are eligible for upper division when they have completed at least 54 semester hours, including 35 hours of required courses.  Requirements to apply for upper division in the non-RD concentration include a 2.3 GPA and no grade lower than a "C" in required courses. No grade lower than a "C" in all curriculum courses is required to graduate with the non-RD concentration; the ACEND verification statement is not given to students who complete the non-RD concentration. For complete program information, refer to the webpage: http://ans.latech.edu/dietetics-undergraduate-program.html .

Nutrition and Dietetics (BS)


Freshman Year


English (GER)


Humanities (GER)


  • COMM 101: Principles of Communication Studies 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Select one Humanities (GER) course from the following disciplines: Literature, Foreign Languages, History, Classical Studies, Communications, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Interdisciplinary.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University.  3 Semester Credit Hours

Mathematics (GER)


  • Select one Mathematics (MATH) (GER) course at or above the College Algebra level. 3 Semester Credit Hours

Natural Sciences (GER)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER)


  • Select one course from Sociology (SOC) 3 Semester Credit Hours

Major Courses


Electives


  • FNU Electives 3 Semester Credit Hours

Total: 29 SCH


Sophomore Year


Mathematics (GER)


Natural Sciences (GER)


Major Courses


Total: 31 SCH


Junior Year


Humanities (GER)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER)


  • Select one course from Psychology (PSYC) 3 Semester Credit Hours

Major Courses


Electives


  • Electives 6 Semester Credit Hours Approved by Advisor

Total: 31 SCH


Senior Year


Fine Arts (GER)


Major Courses


Directed Electives*


  • Directed Electives 12 Semester Credit Hours

Total: 29 SCH


Total Semester Hours 120


*  Directed Electives are those chosen by the student in consultation with advisor for the RD Concentration. Or to be applied toward an approved Minor in support of the Non-RD Concentration.

Non-RD Concentration Courses*


  • Approved Minor Courses 12 Semester Credit Hours

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