Curriculum and Course Sequence

The Distance Dietetic Program (DDP) curriculum includes 23 courses. Descriptions of these courses and their prerequisites can be found in the DDP Curriculum Guide. Listed below are the on-line DDP courses (10 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 Session (1st)
FND 252 Nutrition in the Life Cycle (3 credits – 8 weeks)
FND 310 Introduction to Foods (4 credits – 8 weeks)

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

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

Summer Session (2nd)
FND 320 Nutrition Applications in Foodservice (3 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 (4 credits – 15 weeks)

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