Dietetic Technician AS Curriculum

Degree > Dietetic Technician AS Program

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

AS.DIET.TECH (64 credit hours)

The Dietetic Technician program prepares students to function at the generalist level of dietetic care under the supervision of a registered dietician. Duties include supervision of employees, menu planning, diet instruction, food purchasing and supervision of food production. The multi-disciplinary training (culinary, hospitality and dietetics) will enable graduates to use culinary arts and food service management skills in a variety of traditional and non-traditional job settings.

NOTE: The Dietetic Technician AS degree is currently granted candidacy for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 S Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312.899.0040. Graduates of an ACEND accredited Dietetic Technician program are eligible to write the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) registration examination for dietetic technicians.

Program Required Courses

YEAR I – First Semester

†BSC 1092 Human Biology - 3 cr.
BSC 1092L Human Biology Laboratory - 1 cr.
†CGS 1107 Introduction to Computers - 1 cr.
†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
†HUN 2201 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition - 3 cr.
†MAC 1105 College Algebra OR any Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester

HUN 2203 Culinary Nutrition - 3 cr.
DIE 2000 Introduction to Dietetics - 3 cr.
FOS 1201 Sanitation and Safety Management - 2 cr.
FSS 1223C Food Preparation for Managers - 4 cr.

YEAR I – Third Semester

DIE 2419 Nutrition Education Practicum - 2 cr.
MCB 1060 Food Microbiology - 3 cr.
MCB 1060L Food Microbiology Laboratory - 1 cr.
†PSY 2012 General Psychology - 3 cr.

YEAR II – First Semester

DIE 2270 Clinical Nutrition I - 3 cr.
DIE 2401 Nutrition Education and Interviewing - 3 cr.
FSS 1941 Food Practicum I - 2 cr.
HFT 2210 Supervisory Development - 3 cr.
HFT 2840 Maitre D’ and Dining Room Service - 3 cr.

YEAR II – Second Semester

DIE 2271 Clinical Nutrition II - 3 cr.
FSS 2120 Food Purchase and Storage - 3 cr.
†HSC 1531 Medical Terminology - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR II – Third Semester

DIE 2533 Clinical Practicum - 2 cr.
DIE 2963 DTR Exam Prep Capstone - 1 cr.

†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.

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