This program of study is for those students who wish to get credentialing as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. This five-year major is for individuals who wish to complete both their didactic and supervised practice components. Students must first be enrolled in the nutrition and dietetics major and then will be required to apply to the coordinated program.

Applicants must have junior standing or completion of the following prerequisite courses. Students interested in the coordinated program will be required to complete the following prerequisite courses before admission with grades of B- or better as well as score 80% or higher on the math placement exam. A personal statement and three letters of reference are also required. Applications will open at the start of the spring semester with a deadline of mid-April.

Prerequisite Courses Description
MATH 211 Principles of Statistics  
BIO 152 Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture and lab is required
BIO 252 Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture and lab is required
CHEM 101 General Chemistry I Lecture and lab is required
CHEM 104 Organic Chemistry I Lecture and lab is required
BIO 160 Microbiology Lecture and lab is required
NUTR 250 Basic Nutrition* Introductory course
NUTR 200 Fundamentals of Foods** Lecture and lab
NUTR 290 Nutritional Biochemistry 3 credits

*Nutrition 250 will meet the requirement for basic nutrition
**Nutrition 200 will meet the requirement for fundamentals of foods