Curriculum Overview

A complete listing of all core and elective courses is available in the Health Professions section of the official JMU Undergraduate Catalog.

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Course Sequence and Schedule for Dietetics Majors

Please note that courses taken out of sequence may result in an extended program completion time.

Prerequisite Courses

Fall 1 (15)  Spring 1 (15-16) 
Quantitative requirement CHEM 131 & 131L
Cluster 1 NUTR 295 or Cluster 2
Cluster 1 Cluster 1
Cluster 2 PSYC 101 or 160
Cluster 5 Cluster 4

Fall 2 (12-13)  Spring 2 (14) 
CHEM 132 & 132L BIO 270
NUTR 280 or Cluster 2  Cluster 2 or NUTR 280
Cluster 2 or NUTR 295  POSC 225
MATH 220 HTH 210
  (apply for admission to program)

Professional Program

Fall 3 (16)  Spring 3 (13-17)  Summer 3 (3)
Chem 241 & 241L  CHEM 260 & 260L  NUTR 490
HTH 354  NUTR 363*  
Nutr 340  NUTR 362  
Nutr 380  NUTR 384  
Nutr 385  NUTR 360  

Fall 4 (13-17)  Spring 4 (14) 
BIO 290  BIO 245
NUTR 363*   NUTR 484
NUTR 482  NUTR 486
NUTR 485   NUTR 446
NUTR 495 IPE 415   

* NUTR 363 must be taken spring of junior year OR fall of senior year and NUTR 340 is a prerequisite
Note: A NUTR 240 course substitution may be needed for class of 2023

Additional Courses to Consider (NOT required):

  • Sports Nutrition (NUTR 382)
  • Exercise and Nutrition in Chronic Disease (NUTR 455)