Global Public Health/ Nutrition & Dietetics

Curriculum

Credit Requirements

The curriculum in Global Public Health/Nutrition and Food Studies: Nutrition and Dietetics requires completion of 129 credits. These are divided into five categories:

 Courses  Required Credits
 LIberal Arts Requirements  60
 Global Public Health Core  24
 Nutrition & Dietetics Core  45

New Student Seminar

Students must enroll in New Student Seminar SAHS-UE 1 (0 pts) during the first semester in residence, to review basic college-level skills and to obtain an introduction to NYU's academic and personal resources and services.

Academic Standards

Students must earn a final grade of C or higher in the following concentration courses: Nutritional Biochemistry, Diet Assessment and Planning, Nutrition & the Life Cycle, Community Nutrition, and Clinical Nutrition Assessment and Intervention. If a student receives a grade lower than a C, that student must re-take the course to improve the grade. Students may only re-take a course once.

Global Public Health/Nutrition and Dietetics majors matriculating at NYU in Fall 2014 or later are expected to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in order to make satisfactory academic progress

Liberal Arts Requirements:60 credits
College Core Curriculum (CORE)50 credits

Foreign Language

8

Expository Writing

8

EXPOS-UA 1

Writing the Essay

4

ACE-UE 110

The Advanced College Essay

4

Foundations of Scientific Inquiry

 

18

UGPH-GU 20

Biostatistics for Public Health

4

CHEM-UA 120

Intro to Modern Chemistry

5

CHEM-UA 210

Organic Chemistry

5

NUTR-UE 1068

Intro to Human Physiology

4

Foundations of Contemporary Culture

16

CORE-UA 4xx/SLAC

Texts and Ideas

4

CORE-UA 5xx/SLAC

Cultures and Contexts

4

PSYCH-UA 1

Introduction to Psychology

4

CORE-UA 7xx/SLAC

Expressive Culture

4

Liberal Arts Electives
10 credits
Specialization Requirements:68 credits
Global Public Health Core20

UGPH-GU 10

Health and Society in a Global Context

4

UGPH-GU 30

Epidemiology for Global Health

4

UGPH-GU 40

Health Policy in a Global World

4

UGPH-GU 50

Enviromental Health in a Global World

4

UGPH-GU 60

Undergraduate Experiential Learing in Global Public Health

4

Global Public Health Elective (Choose 1)4

PUHE-UE 1310

Global Public Health

4

PUHE-UE 1315

Introduction to Public Health Nutrition

4

PUHE-UE 1321

Priniciples of Health Promotion & Education

4

UPADM-GP 101

The Politics of Public Policy

4

Nutrition & Dietetics Core45

NUTR-UE 85

Intro to Foods & Food Science

3

NUTR-UE 91

Food Management Theory

3

NUTR-UE 119

Nutrition & Health

3

NUTR-UE 1052

Food Production & Managementa,b

3

NUTR-UE 120

Theories & Techniques of Nutrition Education & Counselingc

2

NUTR-UE 1023 Food Microbiology & Sanitation 3

NUTR-UE 1064

Nutritional Biochemistryc, d, e

3

NUTR-UE 1117

Current Research in Nutrition

2

NUTR-UE 1184

Food Science & Technologya, f

3

NUTR-UE 1185

Clinical Nutrition Assessment & Interventiong, h

3

NUTR-UE 1198

Fieldwork in Nutritionh

4

NUTR-UE 1209

Community Nutritionh-co-requisite

3

NUTR-UE 1260

Diet Assessment & Planningc, e

3

NUTR-UE 1269

Nutrition & The Life Cycleh-co-requisite

3

Additional Requirements:

SAHS-UE 1

New Student Seminar

0

AND Writing Proficiency Examination
TOTAL POINTS REQUIRED129 credits

++ Selected by advisement.

a  Prerequisite: NUTR-UE 85
b  Prerequisite: NUTR-UE 91
Prerequisite: NUTR-UE 119
d  Prerequisite: CHEM-UA 210
e  Prerequisite: NUTR-UE 1068
f   Prerequisite: CHEM-UA 120
g  Prerequisite: NUTR-UE 1064

h  Prerequisite: NUTR-UE 1260