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Plan of Study (Undergraduate)

Prerequisite Courses

Prerequisite Courses, Dietetics Program In order to apply to the Coordinated Program in Dietetics, a minimum of 60 semester credit hours is normally required including (UConn course numbers in parentheses):

  • Fundamentals of Nutrition (NUSC 1165)
  • Food, Culture & Society (NUSC 1167)
  • 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)
  • Anatomy and Physiology (8 credits with lab) (PNB 2264 & 2265)
  • English Composition (ENGL 1010 or 1011)
  • Sociology or Psychology Course
  • Statistics (STAT 1000QC or 1100QC)
  • "W" writing course
  • Strongly Recommended: Nutrition and Human Development (NUSC 2200)

 

In addition to these prerequisites, specific graduation requirements for all University students may be found in the University's Undergraduate catalog.  Students receive a BS in Dietetics.

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College of Agricutlture and Natural Resources
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Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1101
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