What to Expect in the Nutrition Science Program

Thinking about joining our program? Find out what you can expect at UIC

Our students typically enter the coordinated program their junior year. You have to have 60 hours of pre-human nutrition courses and 60 hours of HN courses.

Program data regarding goals and objectives of our programs and RD exam pass results are available upon request from the program director.

Courses

HN 190 Introduction to Dietetics 1 hour
HN 202 Culture and Food 2 hours
HN 200 Nutritional Assessment 3 hours
HN 308 Nutrition Science I 3 hours

Courses

HN 309 Nutrition Science II 3 hours
HN 313 Intro to Community Nutrition 3 hours
HN 318 Genetic, Molecular, and Cellular Mechanisms of Chronic Disease 3 hours
HN 330 Quantity Food Production
Only required if you want to become an RD
3 hours

Courses

HN 300 Science of Food 4 hours
HN 311 Nutrition During the Life Cycle 3 hours
HN 320 Clinical Nutrition I 4 hours
HN 332 Food Service Management
Only required if you want to become an RD
2 hours

Courses

HN 306 Nutrition Education 4 hours
HN 420 Clinical Nutrition II 3 hours
HN 422 Clinical Nutrition III
Only required if you want to become an RD
2 hours
HN 440 The Research Process 3 hours