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Nutrition Management

Graduation Requirements

  1. Completion of 123 semester credit hours.

  2. All students must maintain a 3.2 GPA.

    • All science courses required in the DPD Program must be completed with a grade of “B” or better.
    • Students must receive a “B” or better in all nutrition courses in the professional phase.
    • Students who's GPA falls below a 3.2 at any point will be required to sign a contract which states that they will have two academic semesters to regain the 3.2 status, otherwise they will be required to change their program. This process will be initiated by the Program Directors/Advisors.
    • See Policy Statement for Verification Statement in Nutrition Management Program Handbook - Appendix D for specific information on requirements for awarding of Verification Statement.
  3. Completion of three cooperative work experience ("co-op").

    RIT defines cooperative work experience as full time (equivalent to 400 hours), paid work experience in an industry related to the student's major. At least one co-op must be completed in a health care food and nutrition setting. Co-op's may not be completed part time during the academic year.

  4. Completion of Nutrition Management program evaluation.

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