HEC-HDPD - Human Ecology, Nutrition and Dietetics Concentration, B.S.H.E.
Program Long Title
The Nutrition and Dietetics concentration is an accredited dietetic curriculum which prepares students to be eligible to enter a supervised practice program: part of the process to becoming a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN). Registered Dietitian/Nutritionists work in health care, community health agencies, sports nutrition, research and food management.
The Nutrition and Dietetics concentration is an accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD); which requires a mandatory enrollment policy. A total of 20 students will be enrolled each year at the junior level, and a total of 20 students will be enrolled each year at the senior level. Students should plan to apply for admission into upper division dietetics during the sophomore year. As part of the requirements for successfully completing the Didactic Program in Dietetics and to receive a Verification Statement: a minimum grade of C is required in all Science courses. See www.tntech.edu/hec for application details as well as the DPD Student Handbook.