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Nutrition Science
Term : Summer 2024
Catalog Year : 2023-2024

NTS 459 - Current Trends In Nutrition, Foods, And Dietetics

Description: This course provides students with the skills and competencies needed to apply for dietetic internships, careers, and graduate programs in the field of nutrition, foods, and dietetics. Students will learn how to market and communicate their skills, abilities, and aptitudes pertinent to the field through resumes, cover letters, essays, applications and interviews. This course and all related content/materials will also provide guidance and preparation for students seeking to be nationally credentialed/licensed as a Nutrition and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (NDTR). Thorough preparation for the national board exam is the primary focus. In addition, students will be introduced to professional organizations, associations, and laws/legislation in the field of nutrition and dietetics. Emerging topics essential for success in the work force, such as public policy, government nutrition programs, ethics, and professionalism are also addressed. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2024

Prerequisite: Senior Status or higher