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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Ecology, Food, Nutrition & Dietetics, Dietetics Option, B.S.H.E.

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(Leading to the Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology Degree)

Food, Nutrition and Dietetics curriculum offers two options. In the dietetics option, the focus of the program is on training students for careers in health care, product development and testing, research, media and communication within the complete food and nutrition industry. In the food systems administration option, the focus is on training students for careers in food production and service, management opportunities in the food industry, and entrepreneurial activities.


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Requires professional liability insurance (approx. $15) and personal liability for travel or injury.


The Dietetics Option is an accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education, American Dietetic Association. Address:

120 South Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60060-6995
Phone: 312-899-0040

2 Select a humanities/fine arts course from the general education list.

In order to become a Registered Dietitian (R.D.) and/or a Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist (L.D.N.) in Tennessee:

  1. After graduation, complete a postgraduate Dietetic (DI).
  2. Pass the National American Dietetics Association ( R.D. Registration Exam.

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