Area V – Nutrition

 

AREA V: PRE-PROFESSIONAL MAJOR AND ELECTIVE COURSES FOR NUTRITION MAJORS AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY (120 (Dietetics) or 123 (Nutrition Science) or 124 (Wellness) Semester Hours)

The following guidelines and restrictions apply to the degree in Nutrition (which includes the Dietetics and Nutrition Science options).

  • No more than 19- 23 hours may transfer in Area V for this 120-123-degree hour program. A total of 21-23 hours were specified in Area V by the AGSC as required for this major. The remaining 21-23 hours should include additional Auburn requirements in the major and the balance may be taken as elective course work.
  • It is highly recommended that students take:
    • PHL 106 or PHIL 206 or IDS 102 in area II
    • At least one of these classes in area IV: ANT 200 or ANT 220 or GEO 100 or GEO 201 or HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122 or PSY 200 or SOC 200
    • At least one of these classes in area IV: HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122 or ECO 231 or ECO 232 or POL 200 or POL 211]
  • Courses recommended in Areas I – IV but not taken should be completed under Area V:
    • Students should take PHL 106 or PHL 206 or IDS 102, if not already taken in area II.
    • Students should take at least one course from the following list if not already taken in area IV: ANT 200 or ANT 220 or GEO 100 or GEO 201 or HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122 or PSY 200 or SOC 200
    • Students should take at least one course from the following list if not already taken in area IV: HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122 or ECO 231 or ECO 232 or POL 200 or POL 211
  • Remaining hours may be selected from this list:
    • Nutrition/Dietetics option – select 19 hours from the following:
      • BOL 103 (4 SH)
      • CHM 221 Organic Chemistry (4 SH)
      • BIO 201 and BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II (8 SH)
      • HEC 140 Principles of Nutrition (3 SH)
      • SPH 106 or 107 (3 SH)
    • Nutrition Science Option – select 23 hours from the following:
      • BIO 103 and 104 (8 SH)
      • CHM 221 and 222 Organic Chemistry I and II (8 SH)
      • PHY 213 and 214 General Physics I and II (8 SH)
      • BIO 201 and 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II (8 SH)
      • HEC 140 Principles of Nutrition (3 SH)
      • SPH 106 or 107 (3 SH)
    • Wellness Option – select 21 hours from the following:
      • BIO 103 (4 SH)
      • CHM 221 Organic Chemistry (4 SH)
      • BIO 201 and 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II (8 SH)
      • HEC 140 Principles of Nutrition (3 SH)
      • SH 106 or 107 not used for Areas I-IV (3 SH)
      • CIS 146 (3 SH)
      • Foreign Language (8 SH)
  • Students enter Auburn as NTDX-Pre Dietetics. Students apply to the program in the sophomore year.
  • Electives, if any, should be selected from the disciplines covered in Areas I – IV, being cognizant of restrictions specified in this document.
  • Restrictions on elective transfer hours:
    • Developmental, remedial, or technical courses will not transfer
    • A maximum of four semester hours in physical education may transfer.
    • No transfer credit will be awarded for math courses below the state-approved core level of MATH 110 or MATH 112.
  • Only courses taught at the freshman and sophomore level at Auburn University may be elected. Courses approved in Area V in other majors may be consulted. Students may petition Auburn University to pre-approve courses selected under Area V that are not mentioned for this major under Area V (contact parkeka@auburn.edu (if last name is A-J) and lackekm@auburn.edu (if last name is K-Z).

Last modified: July 17, 2017