Introduction to Dietetics

Introduction to Dietetics
The profession of dietetics; exposure to specialty areas through guest lectures.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining NDFS 290
Course Outcomes

How to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Understand how to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, including:

Educational requirements and various routes to completion.

Requirements for acceptance to the Didactic Program in Dietetics at BYU.

Requirements for acceptance to a Dietetic Internship.

Requirements for eligibility for Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

Requirements for maintenance of continuing CDR Registration.

Defining a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Understand what a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist is.

Defining a Professional

Understand what it means to be a professional.

Exposure to Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Jobs

Have exposure to a variety of jobs currently held by Registered Dietitian Nutritionists.

Your Dietetic Area of Interest

Identify which area of dietetics is personally most appealing

Future Job Opportunities

Identify what future job opportunities are predicted in the profession of dietetics.