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Course List: ACEND Accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics

ACEND is the accreditation agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Professional Courses

  • HNFE 1004 Foods, Nutrition and Exercise ◊
  • MGT 3304 Mgt Theory & Leadership Practice
  • HNFE 2004 Professional Dietetics #
  • PSYC 1004 Introduction to Psychology
  • HNFE 2014 Nutrition Across the Life Span
  • PSYC 2084 Social Psych, OR SOC 1004 Intro Sociology, OR PSYC 2034 Dev Psyc, OR HNFE 2664 Behavioral Nutrition & Phys Activity, OR PHS 5034 Health Behavior and Health Education
  • FST 2014 Intro to Food Science (2cr) and HNFE 3024 Science of Food Prep Lab (2cr)
  • HNFE 4025 Metabolic Nutrition #
  • HNFE 4026 Metabolic Nutrition #
  • HNFE 3034 Methods of Human Health Assessment #
  • HNFE 3114 Foodservice & Meal Management
  • HNFE 3224 Communicating with Food
  • HNFE 4004 Seminar in HNFE #
  • HNFE 4125 Medical Nutrition Therapy I #
  • HNFE 4126 Medical Nutrition Therapy II #
  • HNFE 4624 Community Nutrition
  • HNFE 4644 Health Counseling
  • AAEC 4814 Food & Health Economics
  • STAT 2004 Introduction to Statistics OR STAT 3615 Biological Statistics
  • COMM 2004 Public Speaking
  • MGT 3304 Mgt Theory & Leadership Practice
  • PSYC 1004 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 2084 Social Psych, OR SOC 1004 Intro Sociology, OR PSYC  2034 Dev Psyc, OR HNFE 2664 Behavioral Nutrition & Phys Activity, OR PHS 5034 Health Behavior and Health Education

Science Courses

  • BCHM 2024 Concepts of Biochemistry
  • BMSP 2135 Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • BMSP 2136 Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • BIOL 2604 General Microbiology
  • BIOL 2614 Microbiology Lab
  • CHEM 1035 General Chemistry ◊
  • CHEM 1045 General Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM 1036 General Chemistry ◊
  • CHEM 1046 General Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM 2514 Survey of Organic Chemistry ◊ OR CHEM 2535 Organic Chemistry ◊

# = must be taken at Virginia Tech

◊ = C or better required

DPD Transcript Evaluation must be completed to determine and approve course substitutions. A grade of C or better is required for courses taken elsewhere. At minimum, students must earn a bachelor’s degree while completing this DPD coursework.