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Suresh T. Mathews, Chair, Professor
Patricia Hart Terry, Professor
Katie C. Coate, Assistant Professor
Donna Seibels, Assistant Professor, Director, Didactic Program
Miriam J. Gaines, Assistant Professor, Director, Dietetic Internship
Megan Lindsey-Taheri, Instructor, Clinical Coordinator, Dietetic Internship
The mission of the Samford University Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is to provide a comprehensive study of all areas of food, nutrition, and dietetics. The nutrition and dietetics major, foods and nutrition major, and dietetic internship all offer students the opportunity to pursue knowledge and competency in a distinctive Christian environment. The faculty of the department is committed to the preparation of graduates who are well informed, scientifically and empirically competent, self-educated, and ethically responsible. Graduates are capable of entering successful careers in foods, nutrition, and dietetics, while also contributing to the needs of their community and society at large.
Undergraduate Programs and Requirements
The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics offers majors in foods and nutrition and nutrition and dietetics, both leading to a bachelor of science degree. Foods and nutrition majors are also required to have a 20-credit minor or cognate outside the NUTR department. The department also offers a minor in nutrition.
A minimum grade of C- must be achieved in all KINE and NUTR prefix courses within each major and minor.
University Core Curriculum and General Education Requirements
General Education Requirements are detailed in the individual degree tables, with some exceptions. In those cases where a requirement is not specified, consult the University Core Curriculum & General Education Requirements and the Physical Activity Program for a list of applicable activity courses.
CoursesNutrition and Dietetics - Undergraduate