Graduatation/Program Completion Requirements
Graduation and Program Completion Requirements (Bachelor’s Degree)
Graduation requirements for a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Education and Human Sciences, Nutrition and Health Sciences major, Nutrition and Dietetics option is the completion of a minimum of 120 semester credit hours while completing all required courses as identified in the undergraduate catalog with a minimum GPA of 2.0 and a grade of “C” or higher in all NUTR courses. The Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences will not accept course work to meet DPD requirements from any university/college outside the University of Nebraska system in which a grade of D-, D, or D+ was earned.
A sample four-year plan is available at https://catalog.unl.edu/undergraduate/education-human-sciences/nutrition-health-sciences-dietetics-option/#fouryearplanstext.
Students will be assigned an academic advisor to guide them in completing program requirements. My Degree Audit (https://registrar.unl.edu/student/my-degree-audit/) will list all of the degree requirements based on the Undergraduate Catalog that the student is following and guide the student in planning their academic schedules.
Students can meet the requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and Human Sciences, Major in Nutrition and Health Sciences: Nutrition and Dietetics Option but NOT MEET the requirements for attainment of a Verification Statement. Without the Verification Statement, students will not be eligible to apply for admission into a supervised practice program, i.e. dietetic internship program.
Requirements for obtaining the Verification Statement are available in the Policies and Procedures section of this handbook.