Jun 25, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Studies - Dietetics Concentration, (B.S.)


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Health Studies (B.S.)

Program objectives for a B.S. in Health Studies are: (a) to demonstrate critical thinking skills, specifically in the areas of evaluating evidence and understanding sources; (b) to demonstrate proficiency in written and oral communication and computer utilization; (c) to use knowledge of functional anatomy and biomechanics to analyze and evaluate movement and to prescribe exercises to prevent injuries and enhance performance; (d) to recognize risk factors (i.e., cardiovascular, metabolic, musculoskeletal) and their relationship to physical activity, nutrition and other lifestyle behaviors; identify risk factors, which may require consultation with medical or allied health professionals (e) to demonstrate an understanding of principles and research-based guidelines for nutrition, body composition, and weight management when analyzing current status and prescribing desirable changes; (f) to demonstrate understanding of the basic principles of program planning, management, evaluation, and administration of health and wellness programs and facilities.

University General Education Program (41 hours)


See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements.

Note:


As part of the University General Education Program requirements, Dietetic concentration must take the following courses:

Natural Science

 

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

 

Electives (5 hours)


Selected in consultation with advsor to bring the total number of credit hours to 120. In some of the above courses, variable hours of supervised laboratory/field experience will be required.

Typical 4-Year Dietetics Concentration Sequence


Year Total 32 hrs


Year Total 31 hrs


Year Total 29 hrs


Year Total 28 hrs


Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120


*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement

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