Nutrition and Dietetics

nutrition dietetics

Sample Four-year Plan

Below is a listing of required courses and a typical course sequence

Freshman Year

  • Chemistry 106 - Freshman Chemistry
  • English 103 and 104 - Freshman English
  • Biology  114 - Anatomy and Physiology
  • VUSM 100 - Franciscan Values
  • Comm 150 - Fundamentals of Speech
  • Liberal Studies Elective (philosophy, history, or foreign language)
  • RLST 160 Intro to Theology
  • Fine Arts elective

Sophomore Year

  • Nutrition 340 and 341 - Normal and Advanced Nutrition
  • Biology 296 - Microbiology
  • Nutrition 273 - Food Science
  • Chemistry 140 - Organic Chemistry
  • Biology 305 - Biochemistry
  • Math 130 - Statistics
  • Psychology 171 - General Psychology
  • VUSM 200 Living in a Diverse World
  • RLST Integrating Faith & Practice

Junior Year

  • Psychology 424 - Motivational Interviewing
  • English Literature elective
  • Nutrition 351 and 352 - Foodservice Management
  • Nutrition 355 Supervised Practice Quantity Food Production
  • Nutrition 368 Health Assessment
  • Nutrition 370 and 371 - Developmental Nutrition
  • Nutrition 372 and 373 - Nutrition in Health Promotion
  • Nutrition 472 - Community Nutrition
  • Nutrition 473 - Research in CMD
  • VUSM 300 - Common Good

Senior Year

  • Nutrition 400 - Leadership in Foodservice
  • Nutrition 401 - Supervised Practice Foodservice Management II
  • Nutrition 470 and 471 - Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Nutrition 476 - Leadership in Community-Medical Dietetics
  • VUSM 400 - Ethical Life