Dietetics BS

This worksheet is a planning tool and enrollment guide for use during your enrollment appointment. The first section (in purple) identifies the required major related courses and Cluster One GenEd course you need to enroll in your first semester. The green area contains courses that are required for your major but are optional for the first semester. If you do not enroll in the optional courses your first semester you will do so in a later semester. The last section lists GenEd course options you may add to your schedule to create a final schedule of 14-16 credit hours, unless indicated otherwise in the Departmental Recommendations instructions. The worksheet should be saved and printed with your identified selections for use during your enrollment appointment.

Departmental Recommendations:

1. Enroll in CHEM 131 General Chemistry I and CHEM 131L Lab IF your SAT Math score is 550 or higher, OR your ACT Math score is 23 or higher.

2. If your Math Placement Exam STAT score places you into MATH 105, enroll in MATH 105 to stay on track.

3. Enroll in a Critical Thinking OR Human Communications course from the Cluster One Requirement section.

4. Consider enrolling in POSC 225 U.S. Government for your first semester.

5. Add General Education courses to create a schedule of 14-16 credit hours.

Math Placement Exam Score: This major requires a statistics course. You need to know your STAT Math Placement Exam score to determine your math placement. Enter your STAT score in the field below so you may determine your recommended mathematics course using the information below. The MyMadison system will not allow you to enroll in a course other than your placement recommendation.

                             STATC                 How to find your MPE scores

 

Required First Semester Courses

Major Requirements:

Course/Subject/Number/Course Title Credits

Chemistry:

Enroll in both CHEM 131 and CHEM 131L IF your SAT math score is 550 or higher OR your ACT math score is 23 or higher.

CHEM 131 General Chemistry I - 3 cr hrs
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CHEM 131L General Chemistry Lab - 1 cr hrs

Statistics:

If your STAT score is < 16, enroll in MATH 105 your first semester.

MATH 105 Quantitative Reasoning in Context - 3 cr hrs

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Cluster One Requirement:

Critical Thinking OR Human Communications

Check the boxes of all the courses that interest you, but only enroll in ONE of these courses for your first semester. You will take the other in your second semester. The MyMadison system will not allow you to enroll in both a critical thinking and a human communications course.                                                              

BUS 160 Business Decision Making in a Modern Society
3
HIST 150 Critical Issues in Recent Global History
ISAT 160 Problem Solving Approaches in Science and Technology
SMAD 150 Mediated Communication: Issues and Skills
PHIL 120 Critical Thinking
PHIL 150 Ethical Reasoning
SCOM 121 Human Communication: Presentations
SCOM 122 Human Communication: Individual Presentations
SCOM 123 Human Communication: Group Presentations
 

Optional Major Courses:

You may want to consider enrolling in this class if it is available. If not, you may enroll in it next semester.

PSOC 225:

POSC 225 is required for the Dietetics major. If you do not have AP/IB/CIE or dual enrollment credit for PSOC 225, you may want to consider enrolling in it for your first semester. PSOC 225 will fulfill the Dietetics major requirement and the Cluster 4 American Experience requirement. It is 4 credit hours.

POSC 225 U.S. Government - 4 cr hrs

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Optional General Education Courses

You may have a full schedule of 14-16 credit hours based on the major requirements above. If you need additional courses to reach a full schedule, select from the General Education program courses on the remaining pages of the worksheet and add them to your schedule when you enroll. You do NOT need to enroll in a course from every cluster. Only select from within the cluster areas to supplement your schedule.

To facilitate a faster search of open classes within a specific cluster area, use the cluster area code (e.g. C2HQC). A tutorial on conducting cluster area searches is available at http://isapps.jmu.edu/ecampus/ecampus_SearchGenEdClasses.htm

 

 

Cluster One Writing (C1W)

You may want to consider adding a writing course to your first semester schedule. Answer the following questions to see your writing course recommendation. Each course is 3 credit hours.

Do you have, or are you waiting for, college writing credit from AP, IB, CIE, or high school dual enrollment credit? Answer by clicking the appropriate button below.

You indicate you have or are waiting for credit for writing. Proceed to the other GenEd clusters to select classes to create a full schedule. If you are not awarded credit for writing you may enroll in it next semester.
   

You indicated you are not waiting for writing credit. Consider enrolling in WRTC 103 this fall semester.

WRTC 103 Critical Reading and Writing

 
 

Cluster Two- Arts and Humanities

Identify as many courses that interest you but, if you enroll in a course from this cluster, do not enroll in more than one course per cluster area. Each course is 3 credit hours.

     
Human Questions and Contexts (C2HQC)
AMST 200 Introduction to American Studies
ANTH 205 Buried Cities and Lost Tribes
HIST 101 World History to 1500
HIST 102 World History since 1500
REL 102 God, Meaning, and Morality
HUM 250 Modern Perspectives (options include: Greek, Renaissance)
HUM 251 Modern Perspectives (options include: Enlightenment, Romanticism, Human Rights)
HUM 252 Global Cultures
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy
REL 101 Religions of the World
 
Visual and Performing Arts (C2VPA) ART 200 Art in General Culture
ARTH 205 Survey of World Art I: Prehistoric to Renaissance
ARTH 206 Survey of World Art II: Renaissance to Modern
MUS 200 Music in General Culture
MUS 203 Music in America
MUS 206 Introduction to Global Music
THEA 210 Introduction to Theatre
     

Cluster Four: Social and Cultural Processes

Identify as many courses that interest you but, if you enroll in a course from this cluster, do not enroll in more than one course per cluster area.

The Global Experience (C4GE)
ANTH 195 Cultural Anthropology
ECON 200 Macroeconomics
SOCI 110 Social Issues in a Global Context
 
     

Cluster Five: Individuals in the Human Community

Identify as many courses that interest you but, if you enroll in a course from this cluster, do not enroll in more than one course per cluster area. All courses are 3 credit hours.

     
Wellness Domain (C5WD) HTH 100 Personal Wellness - This course has a 15-hour physical activity requirement of your choice for the semester.
KIN 100 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness - This course is one lecture meeting per week and one physical activity meeting per week. Fitness options include swim conditioning (must be a swimmer), indoor cycling, cardio/strength, yoga, boot camp and others. See the NOTES section of the class when enrolling to identify the fitness option.
 
Socioculutral Domain (C5SD) PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 160 Life Span Human Development
SOCI 140 Microsociology : The Individual in Society
     
     
Once your have made your selections, save and print this worksheet for use during your enrollment appointment.