Earn the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Food Science, Dietetics Specialization. With this degree, graduates can go on to practice as a Registered Dietitian (RD). Students will gain both the knowledge and practical skills needed to practice as a Registered Dietitian or Registered Nutritionist.
Admission to this program guarantees students their Dietetic Internship, which is a requirement in order to become a Registered Dietitian.
To learn more about the career as a Registered Dietitian, visit the College of Dietitians of Alberta.
Applicants to the Dietetics Specialization must present a Minimum Admission GPA of 2.7. Note that a competitive applicant will present a minimum of 3.0. Admission GPA is calculated on all course work completed in the two most recent terms of study (Fall/Winter) provided they contain a minimum of 24 credits. If those two terms contain less than 24 credits, then all course work in the term(s) prior will be included in the calculation until the minimum of 24 has been reached.
A letter of Intent and two letters of reference are required with the application.
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*Admission is very competitive. Students are advised to confirm pre-professional requirements prior to registering for classes. An Academic Advisor can assist them with their course selection.
GPRC offers students the pre-professional courses required for admission to this competitive program. All courses must be completed by the end of the Winter semester immediately prior to admission.
- BI 1070
- CH 1010
- CH 1020
- CH 2610
- Junior English (6 credits)
- PE 2420
- ST 1510
- Options (6 credits) chosen from pre-approved list