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Diet and Exercise (H SCI)

Curriculum in Diet and Exercise B.S./M.S.

Administered by the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Department of Kinesiology

This is an accelerated program with concurrent enrollment in the undergraduate and graduate degree programs.  Courses included have been approved as meeting the academic requirements of the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) in preparation for admission to dietetic internship programs; the DPD is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, the accrediting agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. There is a $30 fee for the verification statement of completion of the accredited dietetics program. Courses also are included to meet the ACSM requirements for certification at the level of Health Fitness Instructor.

Total Degree Requirements: 124 cr. for bachelor's degree and 39-40 cr. for master's degree

Students must fulfill International Perspectives and U.S. Diversity requirements by selecting coursework from approved lists. These courses may also be used to fulfill other area requirements.

International Perspectives: 3 cr.
U.S. Diversity: 3 cr.
Communications and Library: 10 cr.
ENGL 150Critical Thinking and Communicationarr †
ENGL 250Written, Oral, Visual, and Electronic Compositionarr †
LIB 160Information Literacyarr †
SP CM 212Fundamentals of Public Speakingarr †
Total Credits0 †
† Arranged with instructor.
Social Sciences: 6 cr.
PSYCH 101Introduction to Psychologyarr †
PSYCH 230Developmental Psychologyarr †
Total Credits0 †
† Arranged with instructor.
Mathematical Sciences: 6-8 cr.
Select from:arr †
College Algebra
Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry
Survey of Calculus
Calculus I
Calculus and Mathematical Modeling for the Life Sciences I
Select from:arr †
Principles of Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Business Statistics I
† Arranged with instructor.
 Physical Sciences: 13-16 cr.
Select from:arr †
CHEM 163
  & 163L College Chemistry
   and Laboratory in College Chemistry
CHEM 177
  & 177L
  & CHEM 178 General Chemistry I
   and Laboratory in General Chemistry I
   and General Chemistry II
CHEM 231Elementary Organic Chemistryarr †
CHEM 231LLaboratory in Elementary Organic Chemistryarr †
PHYS 106, 111, or 115arr †
Total Credits0 †
† Arranged with instructor.
Biological Sciences: 19 cr.
BBMB 301Survey of Biochemistryarr †
BIOL 211Principles of Biology Iarr †
BIOL 212Principles of Biology IIarr †
BIOL 255Fundamentals of Human Anatomyarr †
BIOL 255LFundamentals of Human Anatomy Laboratoryarr †
BIOL 256Fundamentals of Human Physiologyarr †
BIOL 256LFundamentals of Human Physiology Laboratoryarr †
MICRO 201Introduction to Microbiologyarr †
Total Credits0 †
† Arranged with instructor.
Diet and Exercise undergraduate courses: 19-21 cr.
Courses  must be completed or in progress to apply to the BS/MS program.
Select from:arr †
Professional and Educational Preparation
KIN 252
  & KIN 253 Disciplines and Professions in Kinesiology and Health
   and Orientation in Kinesiology and Health
FS HN 167Introduction to Human Nutritionarr †
FS HN 214Scientific Study of Foodarr †
Select from:arr †
Food Preparation Laboratory
Advanced Food Preparation Laboratory
FS HN 265Nutrition for Active and Healthy Lifestylesarr †
FS HN 360Advanced Human Nutrition and Metabolismarr †
H S 110Personal and Consumer Healtharr †
KIN 258Physical Fitness and Conditioningarr †
Total Credits0 †
† Arranged with instructor.
Humanities and Ethics: 6-9 cr.
Select 6 credits from approved Humanities listarr †
Select 3 credits from approved Ethics list, including:arr †
World Food Issues: Past and Present
Introduction to Philosophy
Moral Theory and Practice
Note: If ethics course is on the humanities list, it can meet both requirements.
† Arranged with instructor.
Diet and Exercise remaining undergraduate courses to complete the BS requirements: 41 cr.
H S 380Worksite Health Promotionarr †
Select from:arr †
Basic Athletic Training
Instructor's First Aid and Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation
KIN 259Leadership Techniques for Fitness Programsarr †
KIN 345Management of Health-Fitness Programs and Facilitiesarr †
KIN 358Physiology of Exercisearr †
Select from:arr †
Sociology of Sport and Exercise
Exercise Psychology
Motor Control and Learning Across the Lifespan
KIN 462Medical Aspects of Exercisearr †
FS HN 361Nutrition and Health Assessmentarr †
FS HN 403Food Laws, Regulations, and the Regulatory Processarr †
FS HN 411Food Ingredient Interactions and Formulationsarr †
FS HN 466Nutrition Counseling and Education Methodsarr †
HRI 380Quantity Food Production Managementarr †
HRI 380LQuantity Food Production and Service Management Experiencearr †
HRI 392Foodservice Systems Management IIarr †
NUTRS 561 Medical Nutrition and Disease I *arr †
Total Credits0 †
† Arranged with instructor.

Acceptance into the BS/MS PROGRAM is required BEFORE spring semester of the THIRD year.

Diet and Exercise graduate courses: 39-40 cr. 
FS HN 581Seminararr †
NUTRS 501Biochemical and Physiological Basis of Nutrition: Macronutrients and Micronutrientsarr †
NUTRS 561 Medical Nutrition and Disease I *arr †
NUTRS 563Community Nutritionarr †
NUTRS 564 Medical Nutrition and Disease IIarr †
KIN 501Research Methods in Physical Activityarr †
KIN 505Research Laboratory Techniques in Exercise Physiologyarr †
Select from:arr †
Advanced Physiology of Exercise I
Physical Activity Assessment for Health Related Research
KIN 551Advanced Physiology of Exercise IIarr †
KIN 558Physical Fitness - Principles, Programs and Evaluationarr †
Select 6 credits from one of the following:arr †
Research in Nutritional Sciences
Creative Component
Creative Component
STAT 401Statistical Methods for Research Workersarr †
Additional requirement of FS HN 590C for FS HN department studentsarr †
Total Credits0 †
† Arranged with instructor.


 Course counts toward both bachelor's and master's degrees.

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 Go to KIN courses.