Admission requirements

GPA Requirement: 2.00

A student pursuing an undergraduate certificate must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at ASU. Undergraduate certificates are not awarded prior to the award of an undergraduate degree. A student already holding an undergraduate degree may pursue an undergraduate certificate as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.

Program requirements

The certificate requires a total of 30-32 credit hours. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) is required for each course.

Required Courses -- 30 credit hours

ACC 382: Accounting and Financial Analysis (3)
HEP 100: Introduction to Health and Wellness (SB) or EXW 302: Fundamentals of Wellness (L) or EXW 325: Fitness for Life (3)
HSC 355: Eating for Lifelong Health (SB) or NTR 450: Nutrition in the Life Cycle (SB) (3)
NTR 142: Applied Food Principles (3)
NTR 343: Food Service Purchasing (3)
NTR 344: Nutrition Management and Leadership (L) (3)
NTR 345: Development of Healthy Cuisines or NTR 341: Medical Nutrition Therapy I (3)
NTR 400: Preprofessional Preparation in Dietetics or NTR 401: Preprofessional Preparation in Nutrition (1-3)
NTR 445: Management of Food Service Systems (4)
NTR 448: Community Nutrition (L) (3)
NTR 498: Child Nutrition Seminar (1)
   Notes: Only offered in the spring semester.

Required credit hours vary from 30-32 depending on whether students take NTR 400 for 1 credit hour, or NTR 401 for 3 credits hours. NTR 400 should be taken by Dietetics (DPD) students only.

Prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.