For admission into the Nutrition and Dietetics program, students must be admitted to Western Kentucky University as a degree-seeking student and must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 on at least 30 college credit hours.
The 30 credit hours must include: Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL 131), Introductory Statistics (MATH 183), and Fundamentals of General Chemistry (CHEM 105), with a minimum grade of "C" for these pre-admission courses. The 30 credit hours must also include HMD 211 Human Nutrition with a minimum grade of "B."
A composite ACT of 20 or SAT (critical reading + math) of 950 is also needed for program admission.
Students who meet the above admission requirements can apply to the Nutrition and Dietetics Program by completing the Admission Application and submitting it to their advisor. Submitted applications are processed by the DPD director at the end of the fall and spring semesters.
For additional admissions information and directions for completing the admissions process select the Admission Application link: Admissions Application for Nutrition & Dietetics
Accreditations achieved within the Applied Human Sciences Department
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) - Nutrition & Dietetic Undergraduate and Graduate programs
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - Early Childhood Education Associate Degree
National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) - Interior Design program
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