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Please note that the curriculum for the dual BS, Global Public Health/Nutrition and Dietetics and MPH, Public Health Nutrition includes the accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) courses needed to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Learn more about the NYU DPD.

Curriculum

The curriculum for the BS in Global Public Health/Nutrition and Dietetics/MPH in Public Health Nutrition requires the completion of 157 credits (129 BS credits and 46 MPH credits, 18 of which are double-counted credits).

Liberal Arts Requirements: 60 Credits

Foreign Language

8

Expository Writing

EXPOS-UA 1

Writing the Essay

4

ACE-UE 110

The Advanced College Essay

4

Foundations of Scientific Inquiry

CHEM-UA 120

Intro to Modern Chemistry

5

CHEM-UA 210

Principles of Organic and Biological Chemistry

5

NUTR-UE 119

Nutrition and Health

3

NUTR-UE 1068

Intro to Human Physiology 4
GPH-GU 2995 Biostatistics for Public Health 3 (credits meet both BS and MPH degree requirements)

Foundations of Contemporary Culture 

CORE-UA 4xx/ST-CORE-UE

Texts and Ideas

4

CORE-UA 5xx/ST-CORE-UE

Cultures and Contexts

4

PSYCH-UA 1 or APSY-UE 

Introduction to Psychology or Introduction to Psychology and its Principles 

4

CORE-UA 7xx/ST-CORE-UE

Expressive Culture

4

Liberal Arts Electives (By Advisement) 8
Total 60

Major Requirements: 69 Credits

Global Public Health Core

UGPH-GU 10

Health and Society in a Global Context

4

GPH-GU 2106

Epidemiology

3 (credits meet both BS and MPH degree requirements)

GPH-GU 2140

Global Issues in Social and Behavioral Health

3 (credits meet both BS and MPH degree requirements)

UGPH-GU 50

Environmental Health in a Global World

4

Global Public Health Electives

GPH-GU 2342

Global Issues in Public Health
Nutrition

3 (credits meet both BS and MPH degree requirements)

GPH-GU 2213

Public Health Nutrition

3 (credits meet both BS and MPH degree requirements)

Global Public Health Internship

UGPH-GU 60

Undergraduate Experiential Learning in Global Public Health

4

Nutrition and Dietetics Core

NUTR-UE 85

Intro to Foods & Food Science

3

NUTR-UE 91

Food Management Theory

3

NUTR-UE 120

Theories & Techniques of Nutrition Education & Counselingc

2

NUTR-UE 1023 Food Microbiology & Sanitation 3
NUTR-UE 1052 Food Production & Managementa, b 3

NUTR-UE 1064

Nutritional Biochemistryc, d, e

3

GPH-GU 2361

Research Methods in Public Health

3 (credits meet both BS and MPH degree requirements)

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

FOOD-UE 1051

Food and Identity

4
N/A Unrestricted elective 2
Additional Requirements

SAHS-UE 1

New Student Seminar

0

AND Writing Proficiency Examination
Total 69 credits

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

Remaining Credits for MPH: 28 Credits 

Required Courses

GPH-GU 2110

Healthcare Policy

1.5

GPH-GU 2112 Public Health Policy &
Management
1.5

GPH-GU 2153

Global Environmental Health

3

GPH-GU 2190

Essentials of Public Health Biology

3
GPH-GU 5171

Global Health Informatics Workshop

0
GPH-GU 5175 Readings in the History & Philosophy of Public Health I 0
GPH-GU 5180 Readings in the History & Philosophy of Public Health II 0
GPH-GU 5185 Readings in the History & Philosophy of Public Health III 0
Area of Study Course Work
N/A Advanced grad-level Public
Health Nutrition or Nutrition
course by advisement
3
GPH-GU 2275

Nutrition Epidemiology for Public Health

3
GPH-GU 2218 Assessing Community Health
Needs & Resources
3
Electives

N/A

By advisement

6

Culminating Experiences

GPH-GU 2359

Applied Practice Experience Seminar

2

GPH-GU 2360

Integrative Learning Experience Seminar

2

Credits that meet both BS and MPH degree requirements 18
Total Credits Required for the MPH 46 credits