Course Requirements

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted on or after Fall 2014. Anyone admitted prior to this term should refer to their Analysis of Academic Progress on WESS or see your academic advisor for your official program of study.

Nutrition and Food Science Core Courses: 25 Credits
Number Name Credits
NUFD 130 Introduction to Nutrition and Food Science Profession 1
NUFD 150 Food Composition and Scientific Preparation 3
NUFD 153 Dynamics of Food and Society 3
NUFD 240 Sanitation Management and Food Microbiology: Certification 1
NUFD 192 Nutrition with Laboratory 4
NUFD 282 Applied Nutrition in the Lifecycle 3
NUFD 304 Introduction to Research 3
NUFD 352 Organization and Management of Foodservice Systems** 3
NUFD 357 Experimental Food Science** 3
NUFD 490 Nutrition and Food Science Professional Seminar 1
* This didactic program in dietetics is approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Careful advisement is recommended so that course requirements can be achieved.
Dietetics Concentration Requirements: 29 Credits
Number Name Credits
NUFD 253 Quantity Food Purchasing and Production 3
NUFD 255 Meal Design and Management 4
NUFD 292 Applied Community Nutrition 3
NUFD 350 Quantity Food Application 3
NUFD 382 Advanced Nutrition** 4
NUFD 412 Nutrition Education Techniques** 3
NUFD 482 Nutrition Counseling 3
NUFD 488 Medical Nutrition Therapy** 4
NUFD 499 Medical Nutrition Applications 2
** These courses must be taken at Montclair State University. If any of these courses have previously been completed at another institution, a challenge exam can be scheduled with the dietetics coordinator to show proficiency in the subject area. The fee for the exam is $200.
Dietetics Required Collateral Courses: 29 Credits
Number Name Credits
BIOL 243 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIOL 254 Applied Microbiology 3
CHEM 113 Fundamentals of Chemistry 4
CHEM 130 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry 4
CHEM 270 Fundamentals of Biochemistry 5
ECON 101 Principles of Economics: Macro 3
ECON 102 Principles of Economics: Micro 3
MATH 109 Statistics 3
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PROGRAM TOTAL: 83 credits