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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Dietetics


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Advisors
David Gee, PhD
Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Sciences Department
Dietetics specialization, Nutrition Sciences specialization
Purser Hall, room 109
geed@cwu.edu
509-963-2772

Susan Hawk, PhD, RD
Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Sciences Department
Dietetics specialization, Foods and Nutrition specialization
PE Building, room 136
woodys@cwu.edu
509-963-1041

Tracee Watkins, MBA
Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Sciences Department
Food Service Management
Purser Hall, room 134
watkinst@cwu.edu
509-963-2454

A registered dietitian (RD) is an expert on foods and how they affect human health. An RD is registered by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) as an individual who has completed an accredited four-year undergraduate program. The BS in food science and nutrition (with a specialization in nutrition and dietetics) is an accredited program with the Commission on Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. In addition, the individual must complete a 1,200-hour accredited supervised practice experience at one of over 200 dietetic internship sites. Finally, individuals must then pass the registration examination to attain the RD credential. Please see an advisor for more information. Dietitians may work in hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes as clinical dietitians; for government and public health agencies as community dietitians, and in food service departments of hospitals, schools, nursing homes, and restaurants as management dietitians. In addition, dietitians also are employed as researchers, educators, and as consultants in a variety of settings.

For more information, please contact an advisor in the Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Science Department.

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