Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality - Dietetics Track

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Degree Description

The Lamar University Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality-Dietetics Track will prepare and qualify you to apply for and complete an ACEND-accredited internship program (IP) in nutrition and dietetics. You'll take courses in general nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, community nutrition, nutrition through the life cycle, nutritional biochemistry, food science and food service management.

 

Why Study Dietetics at Lamar?

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality-Dietetics Track at Lamar University is accredited through ACEND, the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. After successfully completing the IP and passing the registration exam, you will become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

Career Paths

Students who study under the Nutrition and Dietetics faculty at Lamar are preparing for a career that Money magazine recently rated as one of the top 3 “jobs for saving the world.” Demand has been and will continue to be significant, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has estimated that the job market in this area should grow about 7-13% over the next 5-7 years. In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills required toward the goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Alternatively, Nutrition is a flexible degree plan designed for you if you wish to tailor your study to meet a variety of career goals.

Primary Careers

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Meet the Faculty

Faculty Member NameDr. Tammy Henderson, CFLE
Family & Consumer Sciences
Professor
Faculty Member NameDr. Molly Dahm
Hospitality Administration
Program Director, Professor
jill-killoughDr. Jill Killough, RDN, LD
Dietetics Internship Director
Department Chair
Faculty Member NameDr. Kim Wallet
Associate Professor
Graduate Student Coordinator