2020-2021 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

Nutrition and Dietetics


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Faculty

Suresh T. Mathews, Chair; Professor
Keith E. Pearson, Assistant Professor
Donna Seibels, Assistant Professor; Director, Didactic Program
Amy C. Cameron, Instructor; Director, Dietetic Internship
Megan H. Kaal, Instructor, Clinical Coordinator 


Mission

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, dietetic internship, and master of science in nutrition programs all offer students the opportunity to pursue knowledge and competency in a distinctive Christian environment. Faculty are committed to preparing graduates who are well-informed, scientifically and empirically competent, and ethically responsible. Graduates are capable of entering successful careers in foods, nutrition, dietetics, and healthcare, while contributing to the needs of their community and society at large.


Undergraduate Programs and Requirements

Majors
Foods and Nutrition Major (B.S.) 
Nutrition and Dietetics Major (B.S.)  

Minor
Nutrition Minor  


The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics (NUTR) offers majors in foods and nutrition and nutrition and dietetics, both leading to a bachelor of science degree. Additionally, the foods and nutrition major requires a 20-credit minor or cognate from outside the department. The department also offers a minor in nutrition.


General Education: University Core Curriculum and Distribution Requirements

General Education Distribution Requirements are noted in the individual degree tables. In those cases where a requirement is not specified, see General Education Overview  in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences introductory pages for a list of required and applicable courses.


Programs

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      Nutrition & Dietetics