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CURRICULUM and COURSE REQUIREMENTS

The DPD may be completed within any of the undergraduate Nutrition degree programs or the M.S. in Nutrition.

NUTRITION Courses

NTRN 201 - Nutrition (3 credit hrs)
NTRN 342 - Food Science (5 credit hrs)
NTRN 343 - Dietary Patterns (3 credit hrs)
NTRN 351/451 - Food Service Systems Mgmt. (3 / 4 credit hrs)
NTRN 360 - Guided Study in Nutrition Practice (3 credit hrs)
NTRN 363/433 - Human Nutrition I (3, 4 credit hrs)
NTRN 364/434 - Human Nutrition II (3, 4 credit hrs)
NTRN 365 - Nutrition in Disease (4 credit hrs)
NTRN 550A - Advanced Community Nutrition (3 credit hrs)   or
NTRN 528 - Intro. to Public Health Nutrition (3 credit hrs)

OTHER Courses

BIOC 307 - Biochemistry (4 credit hrs)
BIOL 343 - Microbiology (3 credit hrs)
BIOL 340 + BIOL 346 - Human Physiology (3 + 3 credit hrs) or BIOL 216 - Organisms & Ecosystems (3/4 credit hrs)
CHEM 223 | Organic Chemistry (3 credit hrs)
ENGL 150 - Expository Writing (3 credit hrs)   or
SAGES - Writing Portfolio (3 credit hrs)
EDUC 304 - Education Psychology (3 credit hrs) or
PSCL 353 - Psychology of Learning (3 credit hrs) or
PSCL 357 - Cognitive Psychology (3 credit hrs)
ANTH 215 - Intro. to Medical Anthropology (3 credit hrs) or
SOCI 311/411 - Health, Illness, Social Behavior (3 credit hrs)
SOCI 101 | Intro. to Sociology - Human Interaction (3 credit hrs)

+ one of the following (3 credit hrs) courses:

STAT 201
STAT 243
STAT 312
STAT 313
EPBI 431
ANTH319
PSCL 282

Additional DPD course: NTRN 366 Diet in Disease:Clinical Applications (4 credit hrs), available as an elective Spring 2013.


NOTE
All DPD students starting in Spring 2014 will be required to take NTRN 366.

 
 

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  • The Didactic Program in Dietetics at Case Western Reserve University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) / Washington, D.C. Office

    1120 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 480 Washington, D.C. 20036 Phone:  (800) 877-0877  or   (202) 775-8277

    Headquarters
    120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000 Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995
    Phone: (800) 877-1600 / (312) 899-0040 Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 899-0040 ext. 5500 Tel. (312) 899-4772 FAX