|NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog|
|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.
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 or classic chef 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, 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). If you are planning to transfer to another college or university, select social science courses that will meet the other institutionís requirement.