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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

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


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The A.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, 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 after completing 15 hours of coursework from the Nutrition Core: six hours of Natural Science and at least nine hours of Nutrition coursework, with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 in these fifteen hours.

Major Requirements


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