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HNFE offers a bachelor of science degree in either Dietetics (DIET) or Science of Food, Nutrition, and Exercise (SFNE).  The department does not offer a minor.

HNFE is a restricted major and requires that students maintain certain grade and GPA standards:

  • All students must maintain an in-major GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • All students must earn a "C" or better in HNFE 1004, CHEM 1035, CHEM 1036, and CHEM 2535 OR 2514
  • DIET option, double major, and double option students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • SFNE students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher

Dietetics (DIET)

  • The Dietetics option is an ACEND accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics.  Completion of this program enables students to apply to dietetics supervised practice programs to become registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN).
  • Checksheets for Dietetics (DIET): 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022

Science of Food, Nutrition, and Exercise (SFNE)

  • This option is appropriate for entering medicine or a related health field. SFNE meets the academic requirements for most graduate and professional programs in health science areas.
  • Checksheets for Science of Food, Nutrition, and Exercise (SFNE): 2019 | 2020 2021 | 2022