Curriculum


Internship only Track

 Overview
-13 credit hours
-Required Core Courses: NDFS 620R, 621, 622, 631R, 637, 638,
-1,200 hours supervised practice

Verification Statement: To receive the Commission on Dietetic Registration required verification statement (showing eligibility to take the examination for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists) interns must complete all internship classes and rotations with performance meeting the levels specified in the intern handbook.

Schedule

Semester

Course Name

Credit Hours

Fall

NDFS 620R: Supervised Practice Hours

2

NDFS 621: Clinical Practice in Dietetics

2

NDFS 622: Food Systems Management Practice in Dietetics

2

NDFS 631R: Special Topics, Interprofessional Education

1

Semester Total

7

Winter

NDFS 620R: Supervised Practice Hours

2

NDFS 637: Advanced Management in Dietetics

2

NDFS 638: Advanced Clinical Nutrition

2

Semester Total

6




Combined Internship and Masters Track

Overview
-33* credit hours (27* credits course work, plus 6 credits project hours)
-Required Core Courses: NDFS 620R, 621, 622, 637, 638, 691, STATS 511 (16 credits)
-Additional requirements: Minimum of 6 credits from the following NDFS 435, 601, 602, 633, 634, 635
-Electives Courses: Minimum of 4 credits from NDFS courses or other related courses -1,200 hours supervised practice
-Project: project proposal, implementation of project, final project report 698R (6 credits)

Verification StatementTo receive the Commission on Dietetic Registration required verification statement (showing eligibility to take the examination for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists) interns must be granted the master's degree and complete all internship supervised practice rotations, graduate courses, and project with performance meeting the levels specified in the intern handbook.

Required Core Courses and Project (credit hours
)

NDFS 620R Supervised Practice Experience, (4)
NDFS 621 Clinical Practice in Dietetics, (2)
NDFS 622 Food Systems Management, (2)
NDFS 637 Advanced Management in Dietetics, (2)
NDFS 638 Advanced Clinical Nutrition, (2)
NDFS 691 Graduate Seminar, (minimum 1 credit, maximum of 2 credits count toward 32 credits)
Stats 511 Statistical Methods for Research 1, (3)
NDFS 698R Project, (6)

Additional Requirements Course Choices (credit hours)
Choose a minimum of 6 credits from the following courses

NDFS 435 Nutritional Biochemistry (4)
NDFS 601 Advanced Human Nutrition 1 (3)
NDFS 602 Advanced Human Nutrition 2 (3)
NDFS 633 Maternal/Child Nutrition & Health (2)
NDFS 634 Nutrition Education (2)
NDFS 635 Advanced Topics Human Obesity (2)


Elective Courses (credit hours)
Choose a minimum of 4 credits from the following courses. If a course is chosen as an additional requirement above it may not be counted dually as an elective.
NDFS 601 Advanced Human Nutrition 1 (3)
NDFS 602 Advanced Human Nutrition 2 (3)
NDFS 631R Special Topics (v)
NDFS 631R Gerontology (2)
NDFS 631R Diabetes (2)
NDFS 631R Diet and Cardiovascular disease (2)
NDFS 631R Eating Disorders (2)
NDFS 631R Current Controversies (2)
NDFS 631R International Nutrition (2)
NDFS 631R Minerals (2)
NDFS 631R Vitamins (2)
NDFS 631R Protein (2)
NDFS 631R Sports Nutrition (2)
NDFS 631R Bone Health (2)
NDFS 632 Diet and Cancer (2)
NDFS 633 Maternal/Child Nutrition &Health (2)
NDFS 634 Nutrition Education (2)
NDFS 635 Advanced Topics Human Obesity (2)
Course from other departments related to project (v)

 

Schedule Fall 1 and Winter 1 courses must be followed as indicated, remaining semesters courses are flexible.
*Credits for the NDFS 691 course will changing to 0.5 hours starting fall 2016. This change will affect overall required hours for the combined master internship track.

Consult with your graduate advisor for coursework plans beyond internship portion. A minimum of two full-time semesters is required (8.5 credits per semester or 4.5 credits per term).

Semester

Course Name

Credit Hours

Fall 1

NDFS 620R: Supervised Practice Hours

2

NDFS 621: Clinical Practice in Dietetics

2

NDFS 622: Food Systems Management Practice in Dietetics

2

Semester Total

6

Winter 1

NDFS 620R: Supervised Practice Hours

2

NDFS 637: Advanced Management in Dietetics

2

NDFS 638: Advanced Clinical Nutrition

2

Semester Total

6

Spring/Summer 1

Elective or Additional Required course

2-4

Elective

2-3

Semester Total

4-7

Fall 2

NDFS 691: Graduate Seminar

1.0*

NDFS 698R: Project

2

Additional Required course

2-4

Stats 511: Statistical Methods for Research

3

Semester Total

8.0-10.0*

Winter 2

NDFS 691: Graduate Seminar

1.0*

NDFS 698R: Project

2

Elective

2-3

Additional Required

2-4

Semester Total

7.0-10.0

Spring/Summer 2

NDFS 698R: Project

2

Semester Total

2