Bachelor of Science in Nutrition

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (Dietetics option)

For a student to successfully complete an accredited dietetics program in Canada, each must achieve national entry to practice competencies, as outlined in the document Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice (ICDEP) All students in the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (Dietetics option) should familiarize themselves with this document. 

The Curriculum Mapping to ICDEP document demonstrates how the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (Dietetics option) curriculum at Acadia University meets the ICDEP Foundational Knowledge competencies.

Students completing this option will meet the eligibility requirements for application to internships that meet the accreditation standards set by PDEP (Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice).

1. The nutrition core (39h)

2. All of the following: Biol 1813, Biol 2053, Biol 2813, Biol 2823, Chem 1013, Chem 1023, Chem 2513, Chem 2713, Nutr 3013, Nutr 3553, Nutr 4013, Nutr 4023, Nutr 4553, Psyc 1013, Psyc 1023 (45h)

3. 6h from: Math 1253 and Math 2243 OR Math 2253

4. 6h selected from English, Art at the 1000-level, Classics, Comparative Religion, a single language other than English, History, Music (not applied, vocal or instrumental methods, or practical studies), Philosophy, Theology (Theo 3013/3023, Bibl 2013/2023, Gree 3013/3023), or Women's and Gender Studies

5. 6h from the Faculty of Arts

6. 18h university electives

7. A minor, 12h in one subject other than Nutrition, with a minimum grade of C- in each course.