Suggested Degree Pathway for Nutritional Science - Dietetics Option

For students who entered fall 2020 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total14
HSCI.1010Human Anatomy & Physiology I (SCL)3
HSCI.1030Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lab (SCL)1
HSCI.1051IPE First Year Seminar1
ENGL.1010 / 
HONR.1100
College Writing I / FYSH (CW)3
PSYC.1010Intro to Psychological Science (SS)13
SOCI.1010Intro to Sociology (SS)13

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total16
PUBH.1021Intro to Public Health (SS)13
HSCI.1020Human Anatomy & Physiology II (SCL)3
HSCI.1040Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab (SCL)1
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
MATH.1210Management Precalculus (MATH)3
NUTR.1100Nutrition and Wellness3

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total14
HSCI.2110Basic Clinical Microbiology3
HSCI.2130Basic Clinical Microbiology Lab1
HSCI.2510Physiological Chemistry I23
HSCI.2530Physiological Chemistry I Lab21
NUTR.2700Intro to Food Safety3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
HSCI.2520Physiological Chemistry II33
HSCI.2540Physiological Chemistry II Lab31
MATH.2830Intro to Statistics (STEM)3
NUTR.2060Human Nutrition3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective43
Total16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total15
HSCI.3400IPE Research Methods3
HSCI.3500Human Biochemistry3
MGMT.3010Organizational Behavior3
NUTR.3450Community Nutrition (DCA), (SRE)3
NUTR.3720Obesity & Weight Control3

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total15
NUTR.3010Food Science with Lab3
NUTR.3360Life Cycle Nutrition3
NUTR.3710Nutrition and Metabolism3
MGMT.3100Human Resources Management3
PUBH.3050Intro to Epidemiology3

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total15
NUTR.4310Practice of the Nutrition Professional I3
NUTR.4630Vitamins and Minerals3
NUTR.4810Medical Nutrition Therapy I3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total15
MGMT.4150Managing Teams and Projects3
NUTR.4320Practice of the Nutrition Professional II3
NUTR.4720Nutrigenetics3
NUTR.4820Medical Nutrition Therapy II3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3

Total Minimum Credits = 120

1Meets Core Curriculum Social Sciences Perspective (SS) requirement.

2Can be replaced with CHEM.1110 / CHEM.1130L Chemistry I with Lab OR CHEM.1210 / CHEM.1230L Chemistry I with Lab.

3Can be replaced with CHEM.1120 / CHEM.1140L General Chemistry II with Lab OR CHEM.1220 / CHEM.1240L Chemistry II with Lab

4Organic Chemistry is required for the MPH Coordinated Program in Dietetics; Organic lecture and lab may also be required for other graduate programs

Note: All students must come for pre-registration advising every semester.

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum policy for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SiS. If you need assistance, please contact your adviser.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated: 6/29/2020