2024-2025 College Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
2024-2025 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 (AS-LAS) 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 Biology, Chemistry and Nutrition courses.
  • Students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Students completing the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree, as outlined, 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

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

See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information​
* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

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: 2023-2024
Revised: January, 2024


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