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Plan of Study (Post-Baccalaureate leading to Master's degree)

 

Master's Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Plan of Study for Students with DPD
Department of Allied Health Sciences
Example of Courses+

1st Year, Fall (9 credits)

AH 6324: Critical Issues, 3 credits
AH 6305: Program Planning and Eval for Health Professionals, 3 credits
AH 5351: Contemp Nutr Issues & Research*, 3 credits  
DIET 3155: Clin Diet Practicum I*, 1 credits

 

1st Year, Spring (12 credits)

AH 5319: Health Education and Behavioral Interventions for At-Risk Populations, 3 credits
AH 5005: Biostatistics for Health Professions, 3 credits
AH 6306: Research Methods in Allied Health Sciences, 3 credits
DIET 3255: Clin Diet Practicum II*, 1 credits
DIET 3235: Comm Nutr Practicum I*, 1 credits
DIET 3215: Food Serv Practicum I*, 1 credits

 

2nd Year, Fall (10 credits)

AH 5314: Professional Development Project, 3 credits
AH 5350: Advanced Med Nutr Therapy*, 3 credits
DIET 4365: Applied Diet Practicum*, 4 credits
 

2nd Year, Spring (17 credits)

AH 5317: Prof Development Practicum*, 5 credits
DIET 4415: Food Serv Practic II*, 3 credits
DIET 4435: Comm Nutr Practic II*, 3 credits
DIET 4470: Seminar in Dietetic*, 2 credits
DIET 4455: Clin Diet Practic III*, 4 credits

Summer after 2nd year

DIET 4991: Externship*

+ Graduate course selection is decided with the Graduate Advisor
* Must be taken to meet CP program and supervised practice requirements

Students will receive a Verification Statement following the Externship with successful completion of requiremntss.  An MS in Health Promotion Science will be received after satisfactorily completing all graduate requirements including the Project/Practicum.  Additional time may be reuired to finish the MS.


Prerequisite Courses for students who have not completed the DPD:

Prerequisite Courses,  (UConn course numbers in parentheses):
Must have a Bachelors degree
Fundamentals of Nutrition (NUSC 1165)
Food, Culture & Society (NUSC 1167)
Nutrition and Human Development (NUSC 2200)
General Biology I (BIOL 1107)
General Chemistry (2 semesters with lab: CHEM 1124Q & 1125Q or CHEM 1127Q & 1128Q)
Organic Chemistry (CHEM 2241 or CHEM 2443 & 2444)
Biochemistry (MCB 2000)
Microbiology (MCB 2610)
Anatomy and Physiology (8 credits with lab) (PNB 2264 & 2265)
Management for the Health Professional (AH 4244)
English Composition (ENGL 1010 or 1011)
Sociology or Psychology Course
Statistics (STAT 1000QC or 1100QC)

Interetsed applicants should meet with the Program Director to discuss feasibilty.  Some of the following MUST be completed:
Community Nutrition (NUSC 3230)
Food Composition & Methods of Prepartion and Laboratory (NUSC 3233 & 3235)
Food Service Systems Management I (NUSC 3272)
 

Master's Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Plan of Study for Students NOT Having Completed DPD
Department of Allied Health Sciences
Example of Courses+

1st Year, Fall (9 credits)

AH 6324: Critical Issues, 3 credits
AH 6305: Program Planning and Eval for Health Professionals, 3 credits
DIET 3155: Clin Diet Practicum I*, 1 credits
Additional DPD Courses

 

1st Year, Spring (12 credits)

AH 5319: Health Education and Behavioral Interventions for At-Risk Populations, 3 credits
AH 5005: Biostatistics for Health Professions, 3 credits
AH 6306: Research Methods in Allied Health Sciences, 3 credits
DIET 3255: Clin Diet Practicum II*, 1 credits
DIET 3235: Comm Nutr Practicum I*, 1 credits
DIET 3215: Food Serv Practicum I*, 1 credits

Additional DPD Courses

2nd Year, Fall (10 credits)

AH 5314: Professional Development Project, 3 credits
AH 5350: Advanced Med Nutr Therapy*, 3 credits
GPAH 5351: Contemp Nutr Issues & Research*, 3 credits  
DIET 4365: Applied Diet Practicum*, 4 credits
Additional DPD Courses

 

2nd Year, Spring (17 credits)

AH 5317: Prof Development Practicum*, 5 credits
AH 5370 Applied Adv Nutr 
       
DIET 4415: Food Serv Practic II*, 3 credits
DIET 4435: Comm Nutr Practic II*, 3 credits
DIET 4470: Seminar in Dietetic*, 2 credits
DIET 4455: Clin Diet Practic III*, 4 credits

Summer after 2nd year

DIET 4991: Externship*

+ Graduate course selection is decided with the Graduate Advisor
* Must be taken to meet CP program and supervised practice requirements


Students will receive a Verification Statement following the Externship with successful completion of requiremntss.  An MS in Health Promotion Science will be received after satisfactorily completing all graduate requirements including the Project/Practicum.  Additional time may be reuired to finish the MS.

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Department of Allied Health Sciences
College of Agricutlture and Natural Resources
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Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1101
Telephone: (860) 486-2834
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