College: Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions
See Also: Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions
The Didactic program in Dietetics (DPD) is a Bachelor’s degree program that provides the student with the appropriate course work to apply for a dietetic internship. Graduates of the DPD are eligible for any dietetic internship accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of the American Dietetic Association (CADE), which is required to take the national examination to become a registered dietitian. The nutrition program requires a second application and the completion of the following prerequisites: all the courses in Area A, Biol 1110k and 1120k; Chem 1151k and 1152k or Biol 1103k and 1104k; Biol 2300 and 2310.
This is a suggested 4-year schedule of courses for students to follow, including milestones that should be met each year.