NTDT Didactic Program

Goals and Objectives of the Didactic Program in Dietetics are:
The program will prepare graduates to be competent dietetic interns and entry level registered dietitians.
The program will prepare graduates to communicate and contribute to the body of knowledge in nutrition and dietetics, and be a lifelong learner.
The program will prepare graduates with a broad world view as they seek to strengthen community through their vocation and personal spiritual lives.

Learning Outcomes to meet these Goals are:
Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
Students will demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge from the social, physical,biological sciences to human nutrition food science and food service management.
Students will apply knowledge of social sciences to medical nutrition therapy and food service management.
Students will demonstrate the ability to understand, interpret, and conduct basic research.
Students will demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of foods and food science to culinary skills and medical nutrition therapy.
Students will demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of human nutrition to the practice of medical nutrition therapy.
Students will demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of management to the functioning of food service systems.
Students will demonstrate their knowledge of health care systems.