Dietitian Assistant Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to assist registered dietitians in planning, preparing and serving meals to individuals with specific dietary needs. Includes instruction in equipment use, food preparation, diet regulations, food handling, safety and sanitary standards and administrative techniques and procedures. Is Dietitian Assistant the right major for you?
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Dietitian Assistant Major

What Courses Do Dietitian Assistant Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Dietitian Assistant majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Food Inspection
  • Food Safety
  • Health
  • Meal Planning
  • Nutrition
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