Aug 22, 2019  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition and Dietetics (Didactic Program in Dietetics), B.S. Degree Requirements


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Degree Plan (NTRDTDPDBS)


General Education Curriculum


GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)


GEC 02. Natural Science and Mathematics (11 minimum hours)


Science Requirement (8 hours)

Select 2 courses with labs:

Mathematics Requirement (3 hours)

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)


GEC 06. Computer Competency Requirement (Major Area)


GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)


GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (Major Area)


GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)


Note:


*This course satisfies both the GEC requirement and a program requirement for this major.

**This particular GEC course is recommended by this major.

***This course does not satisfy prerequisites for any other math course.

◊ GEC restrictions apply; see here .

GEC 06 - GEC 09 courses are specific to this major.

For full description of the GEC, see here .

Program Curriculum


DEG 03. Electives


Choose electives as needed with advisor's approval. (See Hours to Degree below.)

Students Majoring in Nutrition and Dietetics must meet the following criteria:


  • Students must have completed NFS 362  with a grade of "B" or better and all prerequisite courses with a "C" or better in order to enroll in subsequent course.
  • Students must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher on required science courses (CHE 106 /CHE 106L , CHE 251 /CHE 251L , CHE 420 , BSC 250 /BSC 250L , BSC 251 /BSC 251L , and BSC 381 ) prior to enrolling in NFS 410  with no grade lower than a "C" in any of those courses.
  • Students must have a grade of "C" or better in all courses in DEG 01, DEG 02, and DEG 03.

Hours to Degree


124 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Nutrition and Dietetics with an emphasis in Didactic Program in Dietetics. At least 50 percent of the hours applied to a degree at The University of Southern Mississippi must be earned from a senior college, and 45 of these hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above. The student must earn at least 21 of the last 30 hours of course work and at least 12 hours in the major area of study from Southern Miss. See Residence Hour Requirements  for more information.

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