Nutrition and Dietetics

                                                               

Nutrition is an essential discipline of the public health sector. It is concerned with the science and art of food and their nutrient in relation to human health and diseases. It includes the interpretation and communication of nutritional sciences to enable people to make informed and practical choices about food and lifestyle throughout their life.

Our program combines theoretical and practical coursework, preparing graduates for leadership roles in their field. In addition, students will be able to provide care to people of all ages through assessment, evaluation and treatment of nutrition-related health problems and disorders, consultation to business, health care settings and manages the food service system through efficient use of the resources to provide optimal nutrition care to individuals and groups.

Curriculum for the (B.Sc.)

Number of credits: 96

Duration: 3 years

University Requirements (15 credits)

ARAB201

Introduction to Arabic language

3 cr

ENG201

Academic English

3 cr

GHN201

Society and Environment

3 cr

COMP201

Computer Applications

3 cr

CS201

Cultural studies

3 cr

 

Faculty Requirements (20 credits)

PDS201

Personal Development Skills

3 cr

MTH200

Statistical Methods

3 cr

CHM200

Basic Organic Chemistry

4 cr

BMD201

Macroscopic Anatomy and Physiology

4 cr

BCH200

Biochemistry 1

3 cr

BCH205

Biochemistry 2

3 cr

 

Major Requirements (61 credits)

NUT200

Human Nutrition

3 cr

NUT205

Nutrition through Life

3 cr

NUT210

Microbial World

3 cr

NUT215

Food Chemistry

3 cr

NUT220

Food Fundamentals

3 cr

NUT225

Food Analysis

3 cr

MGT201

Principles of Management

3 cr

NUT230

Metabolic Endocrinology

3 cr

NUT235

Food Service Systems Management

3 cr

NUT240

Quantity Food Production

2 cr

NUT245

Accounting and Cost Control

2 cr

NUT299

Practicum in Dietetics 1

4 cr

NUT300

Clinical Nutrition 1*

3 cr

NUT305

Clinical Nutrition 2*

3 cr

NUT310

Sports Nutrition

3 cr

NUT330

Community Nutrition*

3 cr

NUT335

Nutrition Research*

3 cr

NUT325

Nutritional Assessment*

2 cr

NUT315

Food Quality Management*

2 cr

NUT320

Interviewing and Counseling

2 cr

NUT399

Practicum in Dietetics 2

5 cr

 

This profession is regulated by law, and only B.Sc. holders in nutrition and dietetics who have successfully passed the colloquium can practice this profession legally in Lebanon. To apply for the colloquium, grads must complete an internship in an accredited institution for six months.

*  These courses must be passed with a grade of C (70) or better.