James Madison University

Curriculum Overview

First Year Credit Hours
CHEM 131-131L. General Chemistry I with laboratory 4
CHEM 132-132L. General Chemistry II with laboratory 4
NUTR 295. Foundations of Nutrition Practice 2
Quantitative requirement
(B.S. degree requirement)
3
General Education courses 18
Total for Year 31
Second Year Credit Hours
BIO 270. Human Physiology 4
GPSYC 101. General Psychology 3
or GPSYC 160. Life Span Human Development 3
3
GPOSC 225. U.S. Government 3 4
MATH 220. Elementary Statistics 3 3
NUTR 280. Nutrition for Wellness 3
General Education Courses 12
Elective 3
Total for Year 29
Third Year Credit Hours
Chem 241 - Chem 241L Organic Chemistry I & Concept of Organic Chemistry Lab 4
Chem 260 – 260L  Concepts of Biochemistry with laboratory 1 4
HTH 300. Medical Terminology 3
HTH 354. U.S. Health Care System 3
NUTR 340. Science of Food Preparation 3
NUTR 362. Food Service Systems 1 3
NUTR 380. Global Nutrition 3
NUTR 384. Clinical Nutrition I 1 3
NUTR 385. Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle 3
NUTR 395. Introduction to Patient Care in Dietetics 2 2
Total for Year 31
Fourth Year Credit Hours
BIO 280. Allied Health Microbiology 4
BIO 290. Human Anatomy 4
NUTR 360. Management in Dietetics 3
NUTR 363. Quantity Food Production 3
NUTR 446. Experimental Foods 3
NUTR 482. Nutrition and Metabolism 2 3
NUTR 484. Clinical Nutrition II 1 3
NUTR 485. Community Nutrition 3
NUTR 490. Field Experiences in Dietetics 4 3
NUTR 495. Senior Seminar in Dietetics 2 2
Total for Year 30

1 Offered only in spring semester.
2 Offered only in fall semester.
3 These courses may count for both General Education and the major depending on General Education course choice.
4 Field Experience Practicum should be completed during summer between junior and senior years.

Announcements


  • August 28
    First Day of Classes
  • November 17-25
    Thanksgiving Break
  • December 9-15
    Final Examinations
  • December 15-16
    Commencement
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