2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Mar 24, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Dietetics, AS-LAS for Transfer to UCA BS in Dietetics

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NPC Faculty Mentor: Carla Kelley (Carla.Kelley@np.edu) 501.760.4286

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (ASLAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

UCA Transfer Admission information and policies

  • Applicants to the BS in Dietetics program must earn a “B” or higher in the following UCA courses: CHEM 1402 (CHEM 1450 aslo accepted), BIOL 1402 (BIOL 1440 also accepted), BIOL 3406 (BIOL 1410 also accepted), NUTR 1300, NUTR 2311, and NUTR 3310. Students must also have a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Students completing the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree, as shown above, will have satisfied the UCA Lower-Division Core. Upon successful completion to the application process, students will be eligible for admission to the BS in dietetics program.

UCA Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours

60 Credit Hours

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UCA - Dietetics: 60 Credit Hours

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
CHEM 2450 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4
FACS 3356 Methods in FACS Education 3
FACS 3372 Personal & Family Finance (UD UCA Core: I, R) 3
NUTR 1100 Introduction to the Dietetics Profession 1
NUTR 2311 Meal Management 3
NUTR 3310 Food Science 3
NUTR 3350 Community Nutrition 3
NUTR 3370 Lifecycle Nutrition 3
NUTR 3371 Nutrition Counseling 3
NUTR 3375 Lifecycle Nutrition II 3
NUTR 3380 Food Economics 3
NUTR 3390 Nutrition & Metabolism 3
NUTR 4301 Research in Family & Consumer Sciences/Nutrition (UD UCA Core: Z) 3
NUTR 4315 Sports Nutrition 3
NUTR 4321 Nutritional Services Administration 3
NUTR 4325 Medical Nutrition Therapy I 3
NUTR 4335 Nutrition Senior Seminar (UD UCA Core: Z) 3
NUTR 4351 Experimental Food Science 3
NUTR 4374 Medical Nutrition Therapy II 3
NUTR 4395 Nutrition: Contemporary Issues (UD UCA Core: D) 3
    General Elective 1
    Total UCA Credit Hours:
Total Credit Hours:

Academic Year: 2022-2023
Revised: October, 2022