NVCC 2001-2002 Catalog
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Dietetic Technology Specialization AN  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to provide upward career mobility in dietetics. The technician is the middle management and service person, working with a registered dietitian in a health care facility, nursing home, school, restaurant, or other food service facility.

Recommended Preparation: A personal interview with a faculty member or counselor and good health.

Special Accreditation Status: The Dietetic Technology program is approved by the American Dietetic Association.

Transfer Information: The Dietetic Technology program has an articulation agreement with Florida International University's School of Hospitality Management.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   DIT121Nutrition I3
   ENG111College Composition I3
HRI120Principles of Food Preparation4
   HRI158Sanitation and Safety3
   ACC211Principles of Accounting I 3
   DIT122Nutrition II 3
   HRI138Commercial Food Production Mgt. 3
   IST117Intro. to Microcomputer Software 3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester1716

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   DIT190Coordinated Internship3
   HRI251Food & Beverage Cost Control I3
   HRI255Human Resources Mgt. &
   Training for Hospitality & Tourism3
___Social Science Elective3
   DIT221Therapeutic Nutrition 4
   DIT290Coordinated Internship 3
HRIElective 3
HRIElective 3
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1616

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Hospitality Management with a Specialization in Dietetic Technology = 65.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 Special requirement for food laboratories: A white uniform is the financial responsibility of the student.

2 If you are planning to transfer to another college or university, select a math course which is equivalent to the other school's requirement.

3 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

4 Preapproved electives can be selected from any course offered with the HRI and DIT prefix. See your faculty advisor for alternative procedures.

5 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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