Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Human Services and Consumer Sciences (Dietetics Concentration), Bachelor of Science

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.


General Education Core Curriculum42
Major Requirements51
Other Requirements27
Total Hours120

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard)1

ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Life and Physical Sciences
CHEM 1311Chemistry I3
CHEM 1312Chemistry II3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
Creative Arts
MUSI 1315Fine Arts In Daily Living3
American History
HIST 1301Soc & Pol Hist US to 18773
HIST 1302Soc & Pol Hist US Since 18773
Government/Political Science
POLS 2305American Government3
POLS 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 2301General Psychology3
Institutional Options
COMM 1321Business & Professional Comm3
or COMM 1315 Public Address
COSC 1301Intro To Compr Science I3
Total Hours42

All DPD students must be advised by the Director of Dietetics prior to registering for NUTR 300 and 400 level courses.

 Major (Dietetics)

NUTR 116Seminar In Nutrition and Dietetics1
NUTR 235Introduction to Nutrition3
NUTR 240Introduction to Food Preparation3
NUTR 335Nutrition and Aging3
NUTR 336Nutrition Thru Life Cycle3
NUTR 337Nutrition and Physical Activity3
NUTR 340Experimental Food lab3
NUTR 350Culture, Society and Foods3
NUTR 423Community Nutrition3
NUTR 430Nutrition Counseling Education2
NUTR 440Food Production Systems2
NUTR 440LFood Production System Lab2
NUTR 445Food Systems Mgmt3
NUTR 450Nutr Status Assessment Lab2
NUTR 456Advanced Nutrition I3
NUTR 457Advanced Nutrition II3
NUTR 460Medical Nutrition TherapyI3
NUTR 460LMedical Nutrition Therapy I Lab1
NUTR 461Medi Nutrition Therapy II3
NUTR 461LMedi Nutrition Theraphy II1
NUTR 490CapstoneSeminar1
Total Hours51

Other Requirements

BIOL 2301Human Anat & Phys I3
BIOL 2101Human Anat Physiol Pre-Nur Lab1
BIOL 2302Human Anat & Phys II3
BIOL 136LHum Anat Phys Lab1
CHEM 111Chemistry I Lab1
CHEM 112Chemistry II Lab1
CHEM 231Organic Chem I3
CHEM 211Organic Chem I Lab1
BIOL 246Microbiol Hlth Rel Professions4
CHEM 343Biochemistry3
MATH 1342Elementary Statistics3
PHAR 212Medical Terminology1
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Total Hours26

Minor Requirements

No Minor Required.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
CHEM 1311 Chemistry I 3
CHEM 111 Chemistry I Lab 1
BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I 3
BIOL 2101 Human Anat Physiol Pre-Nur Lab 1
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
CHEM 1312 Chemistry II 3
CHEM 112 Chemistry II Lab 1
NUTR 116 Seminar In Nutrition and Dietetics 1
BIOL 2302 Human Anat & Phys II 3
BIOL 136L Hum Anat Phys Lab 1
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
Second Year
Third Semester
POLS 2305 American Government 3
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
NUTR 235 Introduction to Nutrition 3
CHEM 231 Organic Chem I 3
CHEM 211 Organic Chem I Lab 1
Fourth Semester
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
BIOL 246 Microbiol Hlth Rel Professions 4
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
NUTR 336 Nutrition Thru Life Cycle 3
NUTR 240 Introduction to Food Preparation 3
CHEM 343 Biochemistry 3
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistics 3
COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I 3
Sixth Semester
NUTR 456 Advanced Nutrition I 3
NUTR 457 Advanced Nutrition II 3
NUTR 350 Culture, Society and Foods 3
NUTR 340 Experimental Food lab 3
NUTR 450 Nutr Status Assessment Lab 2
PHAR 212 Medical Terminology 1
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
NUTR 460 Medical Nutrition TherapyI 3
NUTR 460L Medical Nutrition Therapy I Lab 1
NUTR 423 Community Nutrition 3
NUTR 440 Food Production Systems 2
NUTR 440L Food Production System Lab 2
NUTR 430 Nutrition Counseling Education 2
Fifth Year
Eighth Semester
NUTR 461 Medi Nutrition Therapy II 3
NUTR 461L Medi Nutrition Theraphy II 1
NUTR 445 Food Systems Mgmt 3
NUTR 337 Nutrition and Physical Activity 3
NUTR 490 CapstoneSeminar 1
NUTR 335 Nutrition and Aging 3
 Total Hours119