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Coordinated Program + MS in Health Promotion Sciences

colorful fruits & vegetables on forks - Dietetics Coordinated Program + MS in Health Promotion Sciences - supervised practice for licensure while earning a Master's
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Coordinated Program + MS in Health Promotion Sciences - Typical Sequence of Courses

Because you will be completing Dietetics requirements and requirements for the MS in Health Promotion Sciences, your sequence of courses may vary from those outlined as samples below. You will work with your graduate major advisor and the Dietetics program director to determine which courses you require and the appropriate sequence in which to complete them. The sample course sequences below are for reference only. Please consult the UConn graduate catalog for information about all available courses.

Completed DPD Coursework

Year One - Fall (Semester 1) - 10 credits

  • AH 6324 - Critical Issues, 3 credits
  • AH 6305 - Program Planning and Evaluation for Health Professionals, 3 credits
  • AH 5351 - Contemporary Nutrition Issues & Research, 3 credits
  • DIET 3155 - Clinical Diet Practicum I, 1 credit

Year One - Spring (Semester 2) - 12 credits

  • AH 5319 - Health Education and Behavioral Interventions for At-Risk Populations, 3 credits
  • AH 5005 - Biostatistics for Health Professions, 3 credits
  • AH 6306 - Research Methods in Allied Health Sciences, 3 credits
  • DIET 3255 - Clinical Diet Practicum II, 1 credit
  • DIET 3235 - Community Nutrition Practicum I, 1 credit
  • DIET 3215: Food Service Practicum I, 1 credit

Year Two - Fall (Semester 3) - 10 credits

  • AH 5314 - Professional Development Project, 3 credits
  • AH 5350 - Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy, 3 credits
  • DIET 4365 - Applied Dietetics Practicum, 4 credits

Year Two - Spring (Semester 4) - 17 Credits

  • AH 5317 - Professional Development Practicum, 5 credits
  • DIET 4415 - Food Service Practicum II, 3 credits
  • DIET 4435 - Community Nutrition Practicum II, 3 credits
  • DIET 4470 - Seminar in Dietetics, 2 credits
  • DIET 4455 - Clinical Dietetics Practicum III, 4 credits

Externship - Summer following final semester - 6 credits

DIET 4991 - Externship, 6 credits

Not Yet Completed DPD Coursework

Year One - Fall (Semester 1) - 7+ credits

  • AH 6324 - Critical Issues, 3 credits
  • AH 6305 - Program Planning and Evaluation for Health Professionals, 3 credits
  • DIET 3155 - Clinical Diet Practicum I, 1 credit
  • Additional DPD course(s) as required

Year One - Spring (Semester 2) - 12+ credits

  • AH 5319 - Health Education and Behavioral Interventions for At-Risk Populations, 3 credits
  • AH 5005 - Biostatistics for Health Professions, 3 credits
  • AH 6306 - Research Methods in Allied Health Sciences, 3 credits
  • DIET 3255 - Clinical Diet Practicum II, 1 credit
  • DIET 3235 - Community Nutrition Practicum I, 1 credit
  • DIET 3215: Food Service Practicum I, 1 credit
  • Additional DPD course(s) as required

Year Two - Fall (Semester 3) - 13+ credits

  • AH 5314 - Professional Development Project, 3 credits
  • AH 5350 - Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy, 3 credits
  • AH 5351 - Contemporary Nutrition Issues & Research, 3 credits
  • DIET 4365 - Applied Dietetics Practicum, 4 credits
  • Additional DPD course(s) as required

Year Two - Spring (Semester 3) - 20 Credits

  • AH 5317 - Professional Development Practicum, 5 credits
  • AH 5370 - Applied Advanced Nutrition, 3 credits
  • DIET 4415 - Food Service Practicum II, 3 credits
  • DIET 4435 - Community Nutrition Practicum II, 3 credits
  • DIET 4470 - Seminar in Dietetics, 2 credits
  • DIET 4455 - Clinical Dietetics Practicum III, 4 credits

Externship - Summer following final semester - 6 credits

DIET 4991 - Externship, 6 credits