Dietetics and Food Management (DFM)

DFM 751 Seminar in Nutritional Assessment Across the Lifespan (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Baccalaureate degree and admission to the dietetics certificate program.

Nutritional assessment of patients and clients in the community. Assessment of children, adults and the older adult. (Plus-minus letter grade, RP)

DFM 755 Seminar in Human Nutrition and Metabolism (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Baccalaureate degree and admission to the dietetics certificate program.

Nutrition and the metabolism of nutrients in varying stages of wellness. Recent research related to energy nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and non-nutritive substances. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)

DFM 758 Seminar in Foodservice and Nutrition Program Management (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the dietetics certificate program.

Management of quantity foodservice operations and nutrition programs in the community. Financial management, management principles, operations, marketing, menu development, program development and evaluation, and quality improvement. (Plus-minus letter grade, RP)

DFM 785 Seminar in Medical Nutrition Therapy (Units: 3)

Prerequisites: Baccalaureate degree and admission to the dietetics certificate program.

Medical nutrition therapy for patients and clients in acute care settings. Practical aspects of nutritional assessment and care planning. (Plus-minus letter grade, RP)

DFM 881 Internship in Dietetics (Units: 6)

Prerequisites: Baccalaureate degree and admission to the dietetics certificate program.

Field experience in dietetics in private/public for-profit or non-profit organizations which enable acquisition of knowledge and performance competencies required by The American Dietetic Association. May be repeated for a total of 12 units. (CR/NC grading only)