Nutrition and Dietetics — B.S., B.S. and M.S., M.S. (Prior B.S.), M.S. DPD, M.S. for RDs Comparison

Course TitleBSBS and MSMS (Prior BS)MS DPDMS for RDs
Junior Year
AHCJ 305Infectious Disease and the Health-Care Provider1.
AHCJ 329Organic Chemistry with Laboratory5.05.05.0
AHCJ 334Biochemistry4.04.04.0
DTCS 302Food Selection and Presentation5.05.05.0
DTCS 304Community Nutrition4.04.04.0
DTCS 305Professional Issues in Nutrition and Dietetics1.01.01.0
DTCS 321Nutrition and Human Metabolism4.04.04.0
DTCS 341Introduction to Clinical Nutrition5.05.05.0
DTCS 342Medical Nutrition Therapy I5.05.05.0
DTCS 343Medical Nutrition Therapy II5.05.05.0
DTCS 371Quantity Food Purchasing, Production, and Service5.05.05.0
DTCS 372Food Systems Organization and Management4.04.04.0
RELE 457Christian Ethics and Health Care2.02.0
Course TitleBSBS and MSMS (Prior BS)MS DPDMS for RDs
Senior Year
AHCJ 407Financial Management2.02.0
AHRM 471Statistics and Research for Health Professionals I3.03.0
AHRM 472Statistics and Research for Health Professionals II3.03.0
DTCS 395Nutrition and Dietetics Practicum12.012.0
DTCS 405Senior Seminar1.01.0
DTCS 442Nutrition Counseling3.03.0
DTCS 445Nutrition Care Management4.04.0
DTCS 452Advanced Nutrition4.04.0
DTCS 453Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy3.03.0
DTCS 461Food Science4.04.0
DTCS 473Medical Nutrition-Therapy Affiliation12.012.0
DTCS 476Exercise Physiology in Medical-Nutrition Therapy3.03.0
RELT 436Adventist Heritage and Health2.02.0
REL_ 4__ Upper-division Religion4.0
REL_ 4__ Upper-division Religion4.0
Course TitleBSBS and MSMS (Prior BS)MS DPDMS for RDs
Graduate Program
Elective (Graduate-level required)3.0
AHCJ 548Human Resource Management in the Health-Care Environment3.
AHRM 604Research-Proposal Writing3.
DTCS 526Pharmacology in Medical Nutrition Therapy2.
DTCS 584Contemporary Issues in the Dietetic Profession4.04.0
DTCS 589Capstone Course in Nutrition and Dietetics3.
DTCS 694Research4.
EPDM 509Principles of Epidemiology3.
NUTR 504Nutritional Metabolism5.
NUTR 510Advanced Public Health Nutrition3.
NUTR 517Advanced Nutrition I: Carbohydrates and Lipids4.
NUTR 518Advanced Nutrition II: Proteins, Vitamins, and Minerals4.
NUTR 519Phytochemicals2.
NUTR 564Contemporary Issues of Vegetarian Diets2.
REL_ 5__ Graduate-level Religion3.0
AHRM 571Statistics and Research for Health Professionals I3.03.0
AHRM 572Statistics and Research for Health Professionals II3.03.0
DTCS 506Professional Seminar in Nutrition and Dietetics1.01.0
DTCS 545Nutrition Care Management4.04.0
DTCS 554Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy3.03.0
DTCS 566Food Chemistry and Experimental Foods4.0
DTCS 574Advanced Food Systems Management3.03.0
DTCS 576Exercise Physiology in Medical Nutrition Therapy3.03.0
NUTR 526Nutrition Counseling and Education2.0
RELE 5__ Graduate-level Ethics3.0
RELE 5__ Graduate-level Ethics3.0
Elective (Graduate-level required)3.0
REL_ 5__ Graduate-level Religion3.0
Overall Totals110.0158.0115.062.048.0
Course TitleBSBS and MSMS (Prior BS)MS PDPMS for RDs
Affiliation and practicum
DTCS 778Clinical Nutrition Affiliation12.024.0
DTCS 795Nutrition and Dietetics Graduate Practicum12.012.0

Affiliation and practicum units do not count toward minimum didactic units required for the degree.