Dietitian-Nutritionist Schedule 2021-23 Cohort 1


Semester

Course

Course Title

Hours in Professional Work Setting

Hours in Alternate Experiences

Sum 1

FDNT 564

Food and Nutrition Research Methods

5 hours

FDNT 771

Nutrition in the Life Cycle

10 hours

FDNT 651

Professional Dietetic Practice

5 hours

FDNT 653

Leadership for Nutrition Professionals

5 hours

Fall 1

FDNT 522

Public Health Nutrition and Epidemiology

10 hours

FDNT 515

Sustainable Nutrition

10 hours

FDNT 641

Eating Behaviors and Food Habits

10 hours

FDNT 636

Nutrition Intervention and Education

10 hours

Spring 1

FDNT 625

Community Nutrition and Policy

10 hours

FDNT 637

Nutrition Intervention and Counseling

10 hours

FDNT 770

Clinical Nutrition Assessment

10 hours

FDNT 696: Community

Community Nutrition Practicum

320 Total Hours breakdown:
WIC 96 hours
Power Up 96 hours
Nutrition Counseling 96 hours
Diverse Populations Project 32 hours

Sum 2

FDNT 696: Foodservice

Foodservice Practicum

Food service: 192 hours (site examples include summer feeding programs. acute care, long-term care)


FDNT 612

Administration of Foodservice Systems

10 hours


Fall 2

FDNT 645

Proteins, Carb, and Fats

5 hours

FDNT 772

Clinical Nutrition Therapy I

10 hours

FDNT 571

Integrative Nutrition in Complementary and Alternative Healthcare

5 hours

FDNT 696: Clinical 1

Clinical Practicum 1:
Long-term care

Clinical: 96 hours (site examples include long-term care, transitional care)

Advanced Practice: 140 hours (potential focus areas include nutrition education, nutrition counseling, integrative nutrition, sports nutrition, research)



Spring 2

FDNT 649

Vitamins, Minerals, Water

5 hours

FDNT 696: Clinical 2

Clinical Practicum 2

Acute Care: 280 hours (site examples include acute care hospitals)

FDNT 773

Clinical Nutrition Therapy II

10 hours

TOTAL per hours type

1028 hours

135 hours

TOTAL HOURS = 1,163

Break schedules follow IUP's academic calendar.