Culinary Arts and Nutrition

Dietetic Technology Curriculum

Dietetic Technology Pathways

Registration Pathway: students choosing to sit for the Dietetic Technician registration exam must complete the registration pathway curriculum including didactic coursework and 450 hours of supervised practice. Upon successful completion, students will be issued verification to sit for the Dietetic Technician Registration exam. Students must complete major coursework with a "C" or better to be eligible to complete CAN 276 CAN 290 and CAN 295. Students who have not met the grade requirements are encouraged to repeat courses to be eligible to continue on the registration path.

Non-Registration Pathway: students not meeting the grade requirements and/or those who choose to opt-out may complete the program by replacing CAN 276, CAN 290, and CAN 295 with CAN 422 and an elective of their choice. All students must complete a minimum of 64 credits for the AAS degree.

Registration Pathway

First year, Fall Semester

CAN 201 Food Preparation Fundamentals, 3 cr.
CAN 210 Intro. to the Diet Tech Profession, 1 cr.
CAN 407 ServSafe Sanitation, 1 cr.
MTH 202 College Algebra, 3 cr.
NUTR 400 Nutrition in Health and Wellbeing, 4 cr.
TSAS 205 Computers in the Workplace, 2 cr. 

First year, Spring Semester

CAN 200 Introductory Chemistry, 3 cr.
CAN 202 Quantity Foods Practicum, 3 cr.
COM 209 Expository Writing and Reading, 4 cr.
NUTR 476 Nutritional Assessment, 4 cr.
ZOOL 401 Human Biology, 4 cr.

Second year, Fall Semester

CAN 206 Food and Beverage Cost Control, 4 cr.
CAN 260 Dietetics Practice in the Community, 3 cr.
CAN 275 Diet Therapy and Counseling, 4 cr.
CAN 422 Cuisine and Culture, 4 cr.
COM 210 Public Speaking, 2 cr.

Second year, Spring Semester

CAN 212 Hospitality Personnel Management, 3 cr.
CAN 265 Community Nutrition for Diet Techs, 2 cr.
CAN 276 Dietetics Pratice in Long Term Care, 1 cr.
CAN 290 Dietetics Practice in Acute Care, 5 cr.
CAN 295 Professional Issues for Diet Techs, 1 cr.
SSCI 201 Human Relations, 4 cr. - OR-
SSCI 202 Social Issues, 4 cr.

Program information is subject to change.


Non-Registration Pathway

First year, Fall Semester

CAN 201 Food Preparation Fundamentals, 3 cr.
CAN 210 Intro. to the Diet Tech Profession, 1 cr.
CAN 407 ServSafe Sanitation, 1 cr.
MTH 202 College Algebra, 3 cr.
NUTR 400 Nutrition in Health and Wellbeing, 4 cr.
TSAS 205 Computers in the Workplace, 2 cr. 

First year, Spring Semester

CAN 200 Introductory Chemistry, 3 cr.
CAN 202 Quantity Foods Practicum, 3 cr.
COM 209 Expository Writing and Reading, 4 cr.
NUTR 476 Nutritional Assessment, 4 cr.
ZOOL 401 Human Biology, 4 cr.

Second year, Fall Semester

CAN 206 Food and Beverage Cost Control, 4 cr.
CAN 260 Dietetics Practice in the Community, 3 cr.
CAN 275 Diet Therapy and Counseling, 4 cr.
CAN 422 Cuisine and Culture, 4 cr.
COM 210 Public Speaking, 2 cr.

Second year, Spring Semester

CAN 212 Hospitality Personnel Management, 3 cr.
CAN 265 Community Nutrition for Diet Techs, 2 cr.
SSCI 201 Human Relations, 4 cr. - OR-
SSCI 202 Social Issues, 4 cr.

Program information is subject to change.