Curriculum and Course Sequence

The Distance Dietetic Program Curriculum includes 30 courses.  Descriptions of these courses and their prerequisites can be found in the Distance Dietetic Program Curriculum Guide.   Listed below are the on-line DDP courses (15 courses, 31 credits) and the sequence in which they are offered.  Spring and fall semesters follow a 15-week semester format.  Summer session courses are offered in an 8-week format.

Summer Term (1st)
FND 252 Nutrition in the Life Cycle (3 credits – 8 weeks)
FND 310 Introduction to Foods (2 credits – 8 weeks)
FND 310L Introduction to Foods Lab (2 credits – 8 weeks)

Fall Semester (1st)
FND 370 Nutrition Education & Application Strategies (3 credits – 15 weeks)
FND 430 Nutrition Assessment and Intervention (2 credits – 15 weeks)
FND 430L Nutrition Assessment and Intervention Lab (1 credits – 15 weeks)

Spring Semester
FND 431 Medical Nutrition Intervention (2 credits – 15 weeks)
FND 431L Medical Nutrition Intervention Lab (1 credits – 15 weeks)
FND 451 Advanced Nutrition (3 credits – 15 weeks)

Summer Term (2nd)
FND 320 Nutrition Applications in Foodservice (2 credits – 8 weeks)
FND 320L Nutrition Applications in Foodservice Lab (1 credits – 8 weeks)
FND 452 Community Nutrition (3 credits – 8 weeks)

Fall Semester (2nd)
FND 410 Professional Development Seminar (2 credits – 15 weeks)
FND 446 Food Service Systems Management (3 credits – 15 weeks)
FND 446L Food Service Systems Management Lab (1 credit – 15 weeks)

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