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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
 College Core Curriculum (CORE)  50
 Liberal Arts Electives  10
 Global Public Health Core  16
 Global Public Health Elective  4
 Global Public Health Internship  4
 Nutrition & Dietetics Core  45
 Additional Requirements*  0*

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: CORE (50 credits) and Liberal Arts Electives (10 credits) 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

Principles of Organic and Biological Chemistry

5

NUTR-UE 1068

Intro to Human Physiology

4

Foundations of Contemporary Culture 

16

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 Priciples 

4

CORE-UA 7xx/ST-CORE-UE

Expressive Culture

4

Liberal Arts Electives (By Advisement) 10 credits
Specialization Requirements: 69 credits
Global Public Health Core 16

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

Global Public Health Elective (Choose 1) 4

UGPH-GU 15

Intro to Bioethics

4

UGPH-GU 25

Public Health Ethics

4

UGPH-GU 35

Behavioral Risk-Taking in the Global World

4

UGPH-GU 55

Biopsychological Aspects of Children

4

UGPH-GU 65

Public Health Approcahes to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

4

UGPH-GU 75

From Medical Ethics to Bioethics: Historical Perspectives

4

UGPH-GU 293

 Global Medicine and Disease: The Challenges We Face

4

UPADM-GP 101

The Politics of Public Policy

4

Global Public Health Internship 4

UGPH-GU 60

Undrergraduate Experential Learning in Global Public Health

4

Nutrition & Dietetics Core 45

NUTR-UE 85

 Intro to Foods & Food Science

3

NUTR-UE 91

 Food Management Theory

3

NUTR-UE 119

 Nutrition & Health

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  

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

FOOD-UE 1051

 Food and Identity

 
Additional Requirements:

SAHS-UE 1

New Student Seminar

0

AND Writing Proficiency Examination
TOTAL POINTS REQUIRED 129 credits

++ Selected by advisement.


*  Steinhardt Liberal Arts Courses

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