Nutritional Sciences: Dietetics, BSHS
Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.
Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.50
Total Hours: 121
|General Education Requirements|
|See Academic Regulation 3.5|
|ENGL 1113||Composition I||3|
|or ENGL 1313||Critical Analysis and Writing I|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Critical Analysis and Writing II|
|American History & Government|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Survey of American History|
|American History to 1865 (H)|
|American History Since 1865 (DH)|
|POLS 1113||American Government||3|
|Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)|
|MATH 1513||College Algebra (A)||3|
|Courses designated (H)||6|
|Natural Sciences (N)|
|Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course|
|CHEM 1215||Chemical Principles I (LN)||4|
|or CHEM 1314||Chemistry I (LN)|
|CHEM 1225||Chemical Principles II (LN)||5|
|or CHEM 1515||Chemistry II (LN)|
|Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)|
|PSYC 1113||Introductory Psychology (S)||3|
|Additional General Education|
|BIOL 1114||Introductory Biology (LN)||4|
|SPCH 2713||Introduction to Speech Communication (S)||3|
|or SPCH 3723||Business and Professional Communication|
|STAT 2013||Elementary Statistics (A)||3|
|or STAT 2023||Elementary Statistics for Business and Economics (A)|
|Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)|
|May be completed in any part of the degree plan|
|At least one Diversity (D) course|
|At least one International Dimension (I) course|
|HS 1112||Human Sciences First-Year Seminar||2|
|or HS 3112||Human Sciences First-Year Seminar for Transfer Students|
|HDFS 2113||Lifespan Human Development (S)||3|
|NSCI 3011||Nutrition and Evidence-based Practice I||1|
|NSCI 3021||Nutrition and Evidence-based Practice II||1|
|NSCI 4021||Nutrition and Evidence-based Practice III||1|
|2.50 GPA is required for Major Requirements|
|NSCI 2211||Professional Careers in Dietetics||1|
|NSCI 2114||Principles of Human Nutrition (N)||4|
|NSCI 3133||Science of Food Preparation||3|
|NSCI 3223||Nutrition Across the Life Span||3|
|NSCI 3440||Nutritional Sciences Pre-Professional Experience (1 hour)||1|
|NSCI 3543||Food and the Human Environment (IS)||3|
|NSCI 3813||Nutrition Assessment and Counseling Skills||3|
|NSCI 4111||Professional Preparation for Careers in Dietetics||1|
|NSCI 4123||Human Nutrition and Metabolism I||3|
|NSCI 4143||Human Nutrition and Metabolism II||3|
|NSCI 4331||Quantity Food Production Practicum||1|
|NSCI 4573||Management in Dietetics||3|
|NSCI 4632||Community Nutrition I||2|
|NSCI 4633||Community Nutrition II||3|
|NSCI 4854||Medical Nutrition Therapy I||4|
|NSCI 4864||Medical Nutrition Therapy II||4|
|ACCT 2103||Financial Accounting||3|
|BIOC 3653||Survey of Biochemistry||3|
|CHEM 3015||Survey of Organic Chemistry||5|
|HHP 2802||Medical Terminology for the Health Professions||2|
|HTM 1113||Fundamentals of Culinary Production||3|
|HTM 3213||Hospitality and Tourism Management and Organizations||3|
|MICR 2123||Introduction to Microbiology||3|
|MICR 2132||Introduction to Microbiology Laboratory||2|
This degree program meets the Didactic Program in Dietetics requirements for the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312/899-0040, Ext. 5400.
- 40 upper-division hours required.
A 2.50 Major GPA is required. This includes all courses in College/Departmental and Major Requirements.
A grade of “C” or better is required in all NSCI 3000- and 4000-level courses.
Transfer Admission Requirement: 2.50 GPA.
Additional State/OSU Requirements
- At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
- Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
- Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
- Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2026.