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Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FOODS, NUTRITION AND DIETETICS

4 Year | 143 Credits

This program is tailored to meet the needs of health professionals who hold diploma qualifications in nutrition and dietetics related areas and who wish to upgrade to degree level while continuing in employment. The upgrading program is expected to take about 21/2 -3 years to complete.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Direct entry into BSc in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics program
In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements of an overall grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent, students seeking admission into Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics shall meet the following requirements:
The candidate must have passed with a minimum of grade C+ in the following subject cluster: Biology/Biological sciences, Chemistry/physical sciences, Mathematics/Physics and English/Kiswahili.

SUMMARY

General Education Requirements ………………….17 Credits
Core Requirements ……………………………………..81 Credits
Cognates …………………………………………………….45 Credits
Total …………………………………………………………143 Credits

Code Course Name Credit
1st Year
1st Semester
BIOL 111 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3
DTCS 100 Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics 3
ENGL 105 Writing Skills 3
MATH 100/MATH 101 Foundations of Math/Pre-calculus 3
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology 2
REHL 155 Adventist Heritage 2
SOCI 121 Introduction to Sociology 2
OFTE 120 Keyboarding 0
GCAS Music 2
107/LITE 151 Appreciation/Literary Appreciation 2
2nd Semester
BIOL 112 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3
ENGL 106 Speech Communication 1
FDNT 136 Food Hygiene & Safety 2
FDNT 137 Food Hygiene & Safety Laboratory 1
INSY 108 Information technology for the Health professionals 2
NUTR 100 Life Skills 2
NUTR 101 Life Skills Laboratory 1
NUTR 110 First Aid 1
PHEP 100 Principles of Epidemiology 2
RELT 207 Christian Beliefs 3
FDNT 140 Food Preparation Laboratory 1
2nd Year
1st Semester
BIOL 245 Basic Medical Microbiology 3
CHEM 111 Introductory General Chemistry 3
CLSC 254 Food, Microbiology & Parasitology 3
FDNT 212 Food Biotechnology 2
FDNT 213 Food Biotechnology Laboratory 1
KISW 114 /FREN 103 Language Use in Kiswahili or Beginning French II 2
NUTR 234 Human Nutrition 3
RELB 220 Life & Teachings of Jesus 2
AGRI 105 Principles of Agriculture 1
2nd Semester
CHEM 113 Principles of Organic & Biochemistry 3
CLSC 105 Medical Terminology 1
EDUC 215 Philosophy of Christian Education 2
FDNT 215 Food Preservation & Processing 2
FDNT 216 Food Preservation & Processing Laboratory 1
MGMT 103 Basic Management & Entrepreneurial Skills 2
NUTR 200 Nutrition Pharmacology 3
NUTR 255 Nutrition in the Life Cycle Biostatistics in Public 3
PHNL 202 Biostatistics in Public Health 3
RELT 255 Christian Ethics 2
3rd Year
1st Semester
DTCS 334 Dietetics 2
DTCS 335 Dietetics Practicum 1
DTCS 336 Nutrition Care Process 2
DTCS 337 Nutrition Care Process Practicum 1
Meal Planning Management, and Service FDNT 322 2
FDNT 323 Meal Planning Management, and Service Lab 1
NUTR 290 Nutrition in emergency 3
NUTR 303 Research Methods I 3
NUTR 365 Nutrition Assessment & Surveillance 2
NUTR 366 Nutrition Assessment & Surveillance Lab 1
2nd Semester
DTCS 338 Therapeutic Dietetics 2
DTCS 339 Therapeutic Dietetics Practicum 1
DTCS 340 Nutrition in Disease Management 2
DTCS 341 Nutrition in Disease Management Practicum 1
DTCS 360 Nutrition Education & Counseling 2
DTCS 361 Nutrition Education & Counseling Practicum 1
DTCS 470 Clinical Practicum 1
NUTR 320 Primary Health Care 2
NUTR 321 Primary Health Care Laboratory 1
NUTR 304 Research Methods II (Senior Project) 1
NUTR 401 Macronutrients 2
NUTR 402 Macronutrients Laboratory 1
4th Year
1st Semester
DTCS 366 Exercise Physiology and Sports Nutrition 2
DTCS 443 Leadership in Nutrition and Dietetics 3
DTCS 444 Food Service Management 2
NUTR 342 Nutrition in HIV & AIDS 2
NUTR 369 Nutrition Anthropology 3
NUTR 403 Micronutrients 2
NUTR 404 Micronutrients Laboratory 1
NUTR 405 Nutrition and Behaviour 3
NUTR 461 Nutrition Epidemiology 3
2nd Semester
DTCS 475 Community Practicum 1
Total Credits: 140

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