Transfer students must meet mapping guidelines to be accepted into their majors.Prerequisite Coursework: 0 hours beyond other requirements Students must complete the following prerequisites required for admission in preparation for the upper division major.All may also be used to satisfy other requirements: Liberal Studies (general education), major, collateral, etc.Students are also prepared for graduate school, institutional food service administration and product development for food industry.Academic progress is monitored each Fall and Spring semester to ensure that students are on course to earn their degree in a timely fashion.Major Program of Studies at FSU: 57 hours In order to graduate with a major in Dietetics, students must achieve a minimum FSU overall GPA of 2.5.The dietetic internship, which provides the competencies for the supervised practice component of dietetic education, is required for eligibility to take the national Registration Examination for Dietitians.The Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in the Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).Graduates of the DPD program earn a DPD verification statement and are eligible to apply to graduate school and/or post baccalaureate, accredited dietetic internships.CGS 2060 (3) Computer Literacy (meets computer literacy requirement) ECO 2000 (3) Introduction to Economics CHM2211L(3) MCB 2004, MCB 2004L (3,1) General Microbiology, General Microbiology Laboratory Computer Skills Competency: CGS 2060 (3).To be fully admitted to the major, students must meet the following admission criteria. Mapping Mapping is FSU’s academic advising and monitoring system.
MAC X105 (3) College Algebra CGS X060 (3) Computer Literacy PET X322, X322L (3,1) Functional Anatomy and Physiology & lab or BSC X085 & X086 with labs (4,4). (Contact the departmental advisor about the BSC X085/X086 option.) MCB X004/X004L (3,1) General Microbiology and Lab or acceptable alternative CHM X045, X045L (3,1) and CHM X046, X046L(3,1) General Chemistry I, II with labs CHM X200, X200L (3,1) Survey of Organic Chemistry with lab : State-wide common prerequisites are always under review.Admission to the Upper-Division Major: Dietetics is a limited access major.Students are formally admitted to the major program of study for Fall term only and must submit an application during the preceding Spring Term while taking DIE 3005 (DIE 3005 is also offered in the first six weeks of the summer for transfer students).Students must earn a B or higher in DIE 4310, DIE 4244 and DIE4244L, FSS 4315, HUN 1201, HUN3403 and HUN4296, a C+ or higher in PET 3322 and PET 3322L, and a grade of C- or higher in all other required courses.In addition to general, clinical and community dietetics, the clinical dietitian or nutritionist may specialize in metabolic support, renal dietetics, pediatric dietetics, or clinical research.