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Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

Core Requirements

Since there is some overlap between undergraduate and graduate study, some graduate courses will satisfy the degree requirements for the undergraduate degree. A maximum of 9 graduate credit hours from the M.S. Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health degree can be counted toward the B.S. Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health degree. Students should sign up for these courses as graduate credit.

Select up to nine hours from the following:
FNDH 600 (3) Public Health Nutrition
FNDH 620 (3) Nutrient Metabolism
FNDH 631 (3) Clinical Nutrition I
FNDH 632 (3) Clinical Nutrition II
FNDH 635 (3) Nutrition & Exercise

Concurrent B.S./M.S. Thesis Option

CourseCourse NameCredit Hours
FNDH 880Graduate Seminar in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health1
≥FNDH 700Graduate Level FNDH Course≥3
FNDH 899Master's ThesisVariable
 One of the Following Courses 
STAT 701Fundamental Methods of Biostatistics3
STAT 703Introduction to Statistical Methods for the Sciences3
STAT 705Regression and Analysis of Variance3

Of the 30-32 hours normally required for a master's degree, at least 18 hours should be at the 700 level and above.

Concurrent B.S./M.S. Report Option

CourseCourse NameCredit Hours
FNDH 880Graduate Seminar in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health1
≥FNDH 700Graduate Level FNDH Course≥3
FNDH 898Master's ReportVariable
 One of the Following Courses 
STAT 701Fundamental Methods of Biostatistics3
STAT 703Introduction to Statistical Methods for the Sciences3
STAT 705Regression and Analysis of Variance 3

Of the 30-32 hours normally required for a master's degree, at least 18 hours should be at the 700 level and above.

Concurrent B.S./M.S. Course Work Option

CourseCourse NameCredit Hours
FNDH 880Graduate Seminar in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health1
≥FNDH 700Graduate Level FNDH Course≥3
 One of the Following Courses 
STAT 701Fundamental Methods of Biostatistics3
STAT 703Introduction to Statistical Methods for the Sciences3
STAT 705Regression and Analysis of Variance3

35 total graduate credits required (at least 21 credits at 700 level and above)
Oral exam for committee member (following seminar)
Written exam (questions submitted by committee members)

Graduate Catalog Degree Requirements