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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 accredited dietetics 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. Additionally, courses are included to meet the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) requirements for certification at the level of Certified Exercise Physiologist.

Total Degree Requirements: 125 cr. for bachelor's degree and 37-41 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 Communication3
ENGL 250Written, Oral, Visual, and Electronic Composition3
LIB 160Information Literacy1
SP CM 212Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Total Credits10
Social Sciences: 6 cr.
PSYCH 101Introduction to Psychology3
PSYCH 230Developmental Psychology3
Total Credits6
Mathematical Sciences: 6-8 cr.
Select at least 3 credits from:3-4
College Algebra
Preparation for Calculus
Survey of Calculus
Calculus I
Calculus and Mathematical Modeling for the Life Sciences
Select at least 3 credits from:3-4
Principles of Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Business Statistics I
Total Credits6-8
 Physical Sciences: 13-17 cr.
Select from:5-8
College Chemistry
and Laboratory in College Chemistry
General Chemistry I
and Laboratory in General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry II
CHEM 231Elementary Organic Chemistry3
CHEM 231LLaboratory in Elementary Organic Chemistry1
PHYS 115Physics for the Life Sciences4-5
or PHYS 111 General Physics
Total Credits13-17
Biological Sciences: 19 cr.
BBMB 301Survey of Biochemistry3
BIOL 211Principles of Biology I3
BIOL 212Principles of Biology II3
BIOL 255Fundamentals of Human Anatomy3
BIOL 255LFundamentals of Human Anatomy Laboratory1
BIOL 256Fundamentals of Human Physiology3
BIOL 256LFundamentals of Human Physiology Laboratory1
MICRO 201Introduction to Microbiology2
Total Credits19
Diet and Exercise undergraduate courses to be completed or in progress when applying for admission to the program: 20-22 cr.
Select from:1-2
Professional and Educational Preparation
Disciplines and Professions in Kinesiology and Health
and Orientation and Learning Community in Kinesiology and Health
FS HN 167Introduction to Human Nutrition3
FS HN 214Scientific Study of Food3
FS HN 215Advanced Food Preparation Laboratory1-2
or FS HN 115 Food Preparation Laboratory
FS HN 265Nutrition for Active and Healthy Lifestyles3
FS HN 340Foundations of Dietetic Practice1
FS HN 360Advanced Nutrition and the Regulation of Metabolism3
H S 110Personal and Consumer Health3
KIN 258Principles of Physical Fitness and Conditioning2
Total Credits20-22

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

Humanities and Ethics: 6-9 cr.
Select 6 credits from approved Humanities list6
Select 3 credits from approved Ethics list3
Note: If ethics course is on the humanities list, it can meet both requirements.
Diet and Exercise remaining undergraduate courses to complete the bachelor's degree requirements: 44 cr.
H S 380Worksite Health Promotion3
A TR 220Basic Athletic Training2
or H S 305 Instructor's First Aid and Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation
KIN 259Leadership Techniques for Fitness Programs3
KIN 345Management of Health-Fitness Programs and Facilities3
KIN 358Physiology of Exercise3
Select from:3
Sociology of Physical Activity and Health
Exercise Psychology
Motor Control and Learning Across the Lifespan
KIN 462Medical Aspects of Exercise3
FS HN 361Nutrition and Health Assessment2
FS HN 367Medical Terminology for Health Professionals1
FS HN 403Food Laws and Regulations2
FS HN 411Food Ingredient Interactions and Formulations2
FS HN 466Nutrition Counseling and Education Methods3
HSP M 380Food Production Management3
HSP M 380LFood Production Management Experience3
HSP M 392Foodservice Systems Management II3
NUTRS 563Community Nutrition *3
NUTRS 564Medical Nutrition and Disease II *3
Total Credits45
Diet and Exercise graduate courses to complete the master's degree requirements: 37-41 cr. 
FS HN 581Seminar **1
FS HN 590CSpecial Topics: Teaching **1
FS HN 681Seminar **1
FS HN 682Seminar Reflection **R
NUTRS 501Biochemical and Physiological Basis of Nutrition: Macronutrients and Micronutrients4
NUTRS 561Medical Nutrition and Disease I4
NUTRS 563Community Nutrition *3
NUTRS 564Medical Nutrition and Disease II *3
KIN 501Research Methods in Physical Activity3
KIN 505Research Laboratory Techniques in Exercise Physiology2
Select 3-6 credits (FSHN students select 3 credits, KIN students select 6 credits) from:3-6
Advanced Physiology of Exercise I
Exercise and Health: Behavior Change
Physical Activity Assessment for Health Related Research
KIN 551Advanced Physiology of Exercise II3
KIN 558Physical Fitness - Principles, Programs and Evaluation3
Select 2-3 credits for creative component or 6 credits for thesis research:2-6
Creative Component
Creative Component
Research in Nutritional Sciences
STAT 587Statistical Methods for Research Workers4

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Diet and Exercise, B.S./M.S. 

First Year
FS HN 110, or KIN 252 and 2531-2FS HN 1673 
CHEM 163 or 1774CHEM 178 (if CHEM 177 taken) or Elective3 
CHEM 163L or 177L1BIOL 2123 
BIOL 2113PSYCH 1013 
ENGL 1503H S 1103 
LIB 1601  
MATH 140, 143, 160, 165, or 1813-4  
 16-18 15
Second Year
CHEM 2313FS HN 2653A TR 220 (Or, H S 305 in spring or fall)2
CHEM 231L1BBMB 3013 
BIOL 2553BIOL 2563 
BIOL 255L1BIOL 256L1 
PSYCH 2303FS HN 2143 
ENGL 2503FS HN 115 or 2151-2 
MICRO 2012  
 16 14-15 2
Third Year
FS HN 3401Acceptance into the program required before spring of the third year KIN 599 or FS HN 599 or KIN 699 or NUTRS 6991-3
FS HN 3603FS HN 3612STAT 5874
KIN 2582FS HN 3671 
PHYS 115 (4 cr) or 111 (5 cr)4-5H S 3803 
SP CM 2123HSP M 3803 
STAT 101, 104, or 2263-4HSP M 380L3 
Apply for admission to the BS/MS program by Oct. 1 KIN 2593 
 KIN 3583 
 16-18 18 5-7
Fourth Year
KIN 5052KIN 4623KIN 599 or FS HN 599 or KIN 699 or NUTRS 6991-3
KIN 511 (offered odd years), 550, 567, or 5703KIN 5013FS HN 4032
KIN 558 (offered odd years)3KIN 5513 
NUTRS 5614NUTRS 5643 
NUTRS 563 (Time conflict with NUTRS 501 next fall)3FS HN 581 / FS HN 682 (FSHN Dept)1 
FS HN 682 (FSHN Dept)0Humanities/Ethics course3 
 15 16 3-5
Fifth Year
FS HN 4112FS HN 4663 
KIN 355, 360, 366, or 3723FS HN 590C (FSHN Dept)1 
Additional course: KIN 511, 550, 567, 570 (KIN Dept)3HSP M 3923 
NUTRS 5014KIN 3453 
Humanities/International Perspectives3KIN 699 or NUTRS 699 or KIN 599 or FS HN 5992 
FS HN 682 (FSHN Dept)0FS HN 6811 
 15 13