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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Human Nutrition and Foods (ACEND Accredited Track), B.S.


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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences  > Department of Health and Human Performance  > Human Nutrition and Foods (ACEND Accredited Track), B.S.

The A.C.E.N.D. - Accredited Track of the Human Nutrition and Foods program at The University of Houston is currently accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (A.N.D.), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995 (Phone: 800/877-1600). Upon completion of this degree, also called the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD), students are eligible to apply for entry into a supervised practice program which will make them eligible to take the Registration Examination for dietitians. At the undergraduate level, this degree emphasizes the knowledge and skills essential for competent entry-level dietetics practice.

All students wishing to gain admittance to the accredited dietetics track (ACEND) will have to apply for admission.

Criteria for Admission:


Students must complete CHEM 1311 /CHEM 1111  and CHEM 1312 /CHEM 1112 , NUTR 3101 , and a minimum of 12 hours from the DPD course list with an average GPA of 3.0 or higher to declare the ACEND subplan. All attempted DPD coursework will be used in GPA calculation for the ACEND admission process.

GPA will include transfer GPA and UH GPA.

The highest grade received for the course will be used in the GPA calculation.

DPD Course List


Major Requirements (70 Credit Hours)


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