Dietetics

College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

N6 Agricultural Science Center Contact: Wayne Center - dsr@uky.edu
The Dietetics major prepares students for the field of food and nutrition systems management. The curriculum provides a thorough foundation in the biomedical, nutritional, behavioral, managerial and clinical sciences.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 - 131

UKY Major Map Dietetics {DATE l, F d, Y}

Freshman Year Credit Hours: 30 - 32

Fall Semester

15 - 17
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I
3
UK Core - Quantitative Foundations
3 - 4
CHE 105 | CHE 105 - GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I
4
CHE 111 | CHE 111 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
1
GEN 100 | GEN 100 - ISSUES IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT
3
UK 101 | UK 101 - ACADEMIC ORIENTATION
1 - 2

Spring Semester

15
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II
3
CHE 107 | CHE 107 - GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II
3
CHE 113 | CHE 113 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
2
BIO 148 | BIO 148 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I
3
SOC 101 | SOC 101 - INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
3
CHE 197 | CHE 197 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY WORKSHOP II
1

Sophomore Year Credit Hours: 29

Fall Semester

14
BIO 208 | BIO 208 - PRINCIPLES OF MICROBIOLOGY
3
CLA 131 | CLA 131 - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FROM GREEK AND LATIN
3
DHN 241 | DHN 241 - FOOD SERVICE SANITATION
1
PSY 100 | PSY 100 - INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
4
STA 210 | STA 210 - MAKING SENSE OF UNCERTAINTY: AN INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL REASONING
3

Spring Semester

15
PGY 206 | PGY 206 - ELEMENTARY PHYSIOLOGY
3
DHN 212 | DHN 212 - INTRODUCTORY NUTRITION
3
ECO 201 | ECO 201 - PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I
3
CHE 236 or CHE 230
3
UK Core - Arts and Creativity
3

Junior Year Credit Hours: 32

Fall Semester

16
DHN 301 | DHN 301 - DIETETICS PRACTICE
1
DHN 302 | DHN 302 - PRINCIPLES OF FOOD PREPARATION
3
DHN 311 | DHN 311 - NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY
3
DHN 312 | DHN 312 - LIFE CYCLE AND COMMUNITY NUTRITION I
3
DHN 374 | DHN 374 - RESEARCH AND WRITING IN DIETETICS
3
UK Core - Global Dynamics
3

Spring Semester

16
DHN 304 | DHN 304 - EXPERIMENTAL FOODS
3
DHN 346 | DHN 346 - MANAGEMENT FOR FOOD INDUSTRIES
3
DHN 313 | DHN 313 - LIFE CYCLE AND COMMUNITY NUTRITION II
3
DHN 510 | DHN 510 - ADVANCED NUTRITION
3
DHN 512 | DHN 512 - MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY I
4

Senior Year Credit Hours: 23 - 38

Fall Semester

14 - 21
DHN 480 | DHN 480 - DIETETICS PRE-PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
1 - 6
DHN 514 | DHN 514 - DIETETICS: COUNSELING AND COMMUNICATION THEORIES AND APPLICATIONS
3
DHN 517 | DHN 517 - MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY II
3
Professional Support
3
Free Elective
1 - 3
UK Core - Humanities
3

Spring Semester

9 - 17
DHN 342 | DHN 342 - QUANTITY FOOD PRODUCTION
4
DHN 408G | DHN 408G - SEMINAR IN DIETETICS AND HUMAN NUTRITION
1
Free Elective
1 - 3
Free Elective
1 - 3
Free Elective
1 - 3
Free Elective
1 - 3

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