Course Requirements

**Note: Course requirements are subject to change. The UBC Academic Calendar is the official guide.**

Year 3

Course (Click for course details) Course Requirements to take course
BIOC 302 (3) General Biochemistry One of BIOL 201, BIOC 202, BIOC 203 and either (a) one of CHEM 204, CHEM 213 or (b) all of CHEM 205, CHEM 233 or (c) all of PHAR 220, CHEM 233.
FNH 340 (3) Food Theory FNH 200 and either (a) all of CHEM 111, CHEM 113; or (b) all of CHEM 121, CHEM 123
FNH 341 (3) Food Theory Applications Corequisite of FNH 340
FNH 350 (3) Fundamentals of Nutrition FNH 250 and one of BIOL 201, BIOC 202
FNH 351 (3) Vitamins, Minerals, and Health FNH 250 and one of BIOL 201, BIOC 202
FNH 370 (3) Nutrition Assessment FNH 250
FNH 371 (3)  Human Nutrition Over the Life Span  FNH 250
FNH 380 (1) Professional Dietetic Practice I *Restricted to students in the Dietetics Major
FNH 3811 (3) Professional Dietetic Practice II

FNH 380  *Restricted to students in the Dietetics Major

NOTE: Offered in summer session (first 3 weeks of May)

FNH 398 (3) Research Methods in Human Nutrition

One of FNH 250 and either (a) LFS 252 or (b) BIOL 300 or (c) EPSE 482 or (d) FRST 231 or (e) STAT 200.

NOTE: You may defer this course to year 4 if you can’t fit it in your schedule

LFS 350 (3) Land, Food, and Community II LFS 250
CAPS 301 (6) Human Physiology

Either (a) SCIE 001 or (b) all of BIOL 112, BIOL 121 and one of MATH 101, MATH 103, MATH 105, MATH 121 and one of PHYS 100, PHYS 101, PHYS 107, PHYS 117 and one of CHEM 203, CHEM 233, CHEM 260.

NOTE:  Students entering 3rd year in September 2019 will not be required to take this course

Year 4

Course (Click for course details) Name Prerequisites
FNH 415 (3) Business Concepts in Food, Nutrition, and Health At least 3rd year standing required
FNH 440 (3) Food Service Systems Management FNH 340  *Restricted to students in the Dietetics Major
FNH 470 (3) Clinical Dietetics I All of FNH 350, FNH 370  *Restricted to students in the Dietetics Major
FNH 473 (3) Nutrition Education in the Community FNH 250 and 4th year standing required
FNH 475 (3) Clinical Dietetics II FNH 470  *Restricted to students in the Dietetics Major
FNH 480 (3) Professional Dietetic Practice III 4th year standing in the Dietetics Major
Restricted electives (12) – These are to be chosen from the list of approved electives.

Year 5

Course (Click for course details) Name Prerequisites
FNH 4812,3 (9) Dietetic Internship I 5th year standing in the Dietetics Major
FNH 4822,3 (9) Dietetic Internship II 5th year standing in the Dietetics Major
FNH 4832,3 (6) Dietetic Internship III 5th year standing in the Dietetics Major
1FNH 381 occurs during the first three weeks of May (Monday to Friday, 3 hours per day). 2FNH 481, FNH 482, and FNH 483 involve full-time internship placements at BC healthcare facilities between September and June. 3Students can register for the on-campus or off-campus section of each internship course. See FAQ #21 (link to this part of the website) for further details.