NVCC 1997-1998 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 accredited by the American Dietetics Association.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   DIT121Nutrition I3
   ENG111College Composition I3
HRI120Principles of Food Preparation4
   HRI158Sanitation and Safety3
   ACC211Principles of Accounting I 3
   DIT122Nutrition II 3
   HRI125Prin. of Commercial Food Prep. 3
HRIElective 3-4
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester1716-17

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   DIT190Coordinated Internship3
   HRI251Food & Beverage Cost Control I3
   HRI255Human Resources Mgmt. &
   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 Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management with a Specialization in Dietetic Technology = 65.

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

4 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 220, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

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

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