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Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
Area of Emphasis: Dietetics
Pathways: Healthcare, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Nutrition is essential for good health and well-being.

Academics

Fall
  • WVUE 191 First Year Seminar
    1
  • BIOL 101 General Biology Exclamation Point
    3
  • BIOL 103 General Biology Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • HN&F 171 Introduction to Human Nutrition Exclamation Point
    3
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    MATH 126A College Algebra 5-Day or
    MATH 126B College Algebra 4-Day
11
Spring
  • BIOL 102 General Biology Exclamation Point
    3
  • BIOL 104 General Biology Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point
    3
  • MATH 128 Plane Trigonometry Exclamation Point
    3
13
Fall
  • WVUE 191 First Year Seminar
    1
  • BIOL 101 General Biology Exclamation Point
    3
  • BIOL 103 General Biology Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • CHEM 115 Fundamentals of Chemistry Exclamation Point
    4
  • HN&F 171 Introduction to Human Nutrition Exclamation Point
    3
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    MATH 126A College Algebra 5-Day or
    MATH 126B College Algebra 4-Day
15
Spring
  • BIOL 102 General Biology Exclamation Point
    3
  • BIOL 104 General Biology Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point
    3
  • MATH 128 Plane Trigonometry Exclamation Point
    3
  • CHEM 116 Fundamentals of Chemistry Exclamation Point
    4
17
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Download the Guide application
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • New international students: Find a mentor who is an upperclassman
  • Sit in the front row of your class at least 5 times

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Challenge yourself to meet members of your residence hall community
  • Attend Adventure WV
  • Sign up for a Living-Learning Community
  • Participate in the PRT cram

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Attend the study abroad fair
  • Participate in an Outdoor Recreation Center spring or winter break trip
  • Have a challenging conversation with someone from a different background
  • Take a language course
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Complete AlcoholEdu Part 1
  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Visit campus farmers market
  • Join an intramural team
  • Join the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT)

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Take a writing or communications class
  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Attend a career fair
  • Submit your resume to Career Services

Academics

Fall
  • HN&F 271 Fundamentals of Nutrition Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • CHEM 115 Fundamentals of Chemistry Exclamation Point
    4
  • PSYC 251 Introduction to Social Psychology Exclamation Point
    3
  • FDST 200 Food Science and Technology Exclamation Point
    3
16
Spring
  • CHEM 116 Fundamentals of Chemistry Exclamation Point
    4
  • AEM 341 General Microbiology Exclamation Point
    4
  • ARE 110 Agribusiness Accounting Exclamation Point
    3
  • STAT 211 Elementary Statistical Inference Exclamation Point
    3
  • ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics Exclamation Point
    3
17
Fall
  • HN&F 271 Fundamentals of Nutrition Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics Exclamation Point
    3
  • CHEM 233 Organic Chemistry Exclamation Point
    3
  • CHEM 235 Organic Chemistry Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • PSYC 251 Introduction to Social Psychology Exclamation Point
    3
16
Spring
  • CHEM 234 Organic Chemistry Exclamation Point
    3
  • CHEM 236 Organic Chemistry Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • AEM 341 General Microbiology Exclamation Point
    4
  • FDST 200 Food Science and Technology Exclamation Point
    3
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    ARE 110 Agribusiness Accounting or
    BUSA 202 Survey of Accounting
  • STAT 211 Elementary Statistical Inference Exclamation Point
    3
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Earn a 4.0 in at least one semester
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar
  • Find a faculty mentor

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • Attend a football game
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend a Sophomore/Junior Year Experience trip or event

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Participate in an alternative spring break
  • Explore community service opportunities in Greek Life
  • Participate in an Adventure WV international adventure
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Use the WELLWVU HeartMath Lab
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Take Enhancing Well-being academic course
  • Participate in liveWELL programs
  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Attend a career fair

Academics

Fall
  • HN&F 348 Science of Food Preparation
    3
  • ANPH 301 Introduction to Animal Physiology Exclamation Point
    3
  • PHYS 101 Introductory Physics Exclamation Point
    4
  • BUSA 320 Survey of Management
    3
  • CHEM 233 Organic Chemistry Exclamation Point
    3
  • CHEM 235 Organic Chemistry Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
17
Spring
  • HN&F 350 Cross-Cultural Cuisine Exclamation Point
    3
  • HN&F 353 Food Service Systems Management
    3
  • PHYS 102 Introductory Physics Exclamation Point
    4
  • AGEE 421 Agricultural and Natural Resource Communications
    3
  • CHEM 234 Organic Chemistry Exclamation Point
    3
  • CHEM 236 Organic Chemistry Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
17
Fall
  • HN&F 348 Science of Food Preparation
    3
  • ANPH 301 Introduction to Animal Physiology Exclamation Point
    3
  • PHYS 101 Introductory Physics Exclamation Point
    4
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    AGEE 220 Group Organization and Leadership or
    BUSA 320 Survey of Management or
    ARE 204 Agribusiness Management
13
Spring
  • HN&F 491 Professional Field Experience
    1-18
  • HN&F 353 Food Service Systems Management
    3
  • HN&F 350 Cross-Cultural Cuisine Exclamation Point
    3
  • PHYS 102 Introductory Physics Exclamation Point
    4
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    AGEE 421 Agricultural and Natural Resource Communications or
    CSAD 270 Effective Public Speaking
14
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Go talk to a faculty member in your department about graduate school or career options
  • Attend dinner presentations at the Faculty Dinner Series
  • Engage in undergraduate research
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • Attend an Outdoor Rec Center weekend trip
  • Visit the West Virginia and Regional History Center in the Downtown Library
  • Attend a Sophomore/Junior Year Experience trip or event
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a football game

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Post a picture of you in another country in WVU gear
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Become an Alcohol Literacy trainer and educate peers about the real effects of drinking alcohol
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Become a leadWELL Mentor
  • Use your resources: learn about all your health-related needs at well.wvu.edu

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Undergraduate research (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Become a leader in your club sport team

Academics

Fall
  • HN&F 472 Community Nutrition
    3
  • HN&F 473 Medical Nutrition Therapy 1 Exclamation Point
    3
  • AGBI 410 Introductory Biochemistry Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • HN&F Elective
    3
15
Spring
  • HN&F 401 Senior Seminar in Nutrition
    2
  • HN&F 460 Advanced Nutrition
    3
  • HN&F 474 Medical Nutrition Therapy 2
    3
  • SOCA 105 Introduction to Anthropology Exclamation Point
    3
  • HN&F Elective
    3
14
Fall
  • HN&F 473 Medical Nutrition Therapy 1 Exclamation Point
    3
  • HN&F 472 Community Nutrition
    3
  • AGBI 410 Introductory Biochemistry Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • HN&F Elective
    3
15
Spring
  • HN&F 474 Medical Nutrition Therapy 2
    3
  • HN&F 460 Advanced Nutrition
    3
  • HN&F 401 Senior Seminar in Nutrition
    2
  • SOCA 105 Introduction to Anthropology Exclamation Point
    3
11
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • Attend the Graduation One-Stop Shop
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • Register with the WVU Alumni Association
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Take a picture in front of Woodburn Hall with your graduation attire
  • Attend WVUp All Night

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program
  • Reach out and volunteer in the Morgantown community
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in student organizations
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Become a Well-being Coach for your peers
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Become a leadWELL Trainer
  • Become a level 3 Bystander Trainer
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Sign up for an interview
  • Attend a career fair

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