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Nutrition and Dietetics

Illinois Dominican University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
33900 USD/year
33900 USD/year
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About

The undergraduate program in Nutrition and Dietetics prepares students for careers in the diverse field of nutrition and dietetics. Students at Illinois Dominican University will acquire a strong foundation in the physical, biological, and social sciences, and come to understand the social and psychological dimensions of human nutrition. 

Overview

Students who obtain a BS in Nutrition and Dietetics at Illinois Dominican University may eventually hold positions in health care, food service management, food sales and marketing, consumer service, or the food industry.

Learning outcomes

Students interested in becoming a RDN can choose to complete the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) coursework. Upon completion of this coursework and their baccalaureate degree, students are eligible to receive a DPD verification statement and may apply to ACEND-accredited dietetic internship programs. The internship program consists of 1200 hours of supervised practice and is required by the Commission on Dietetic Registration in order to take the registered dietitian examination and attain the RDN credential. 

Students also have the option of applying to Dominican University's two ACEND-accredited Coordinated Programs in Dietetics. These programs allow students to complete both didactic course work and supervised practice.  

  • Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD)
  • MBA/RDN Coordinated Program

The nutrition and dietetics curriculum at Dominican is currently granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Fundamentals of Foods 
  • Nutrition 
  • Nutritional Biochemistry 
  • Community-Based Learning 
  • Nutrition Communication Skills 
  • Principles of Food Service Purchasing 
  • Experimental Foods 
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 
  • Quantity Food Production and Service 
  • Community Nutrition 
  • Nutrition in Human Development 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete either the Dominican University online application for freshman, transfer or graduate, depending on your status. Freshmen can also apply using the Common Application, which streamlines the college application process for students applying to multiple institutions.
  • Pay a nonrefundable $100.00 application fee.
  • Enrolling students requesting documentation for an F-1 visa must submit a Financial Statement Form (pdf) to the Office of Admission. This is essential for receiving an I-20 and should be submitted along with all other admission documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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