B Sc (Nutrition & Dietetics)

COURSE OUTLINE

Nutrition & Dietetics is becoming a popular career choice these days since more and more people are becoming aware about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and diet. This field talks about how food and nutrition can impact overall human health. Dietitian and nutritionists use their knowledge of food science to help people make changes in their lifestyle and improve health.

Nutrition and Dietetic professionals work continuously to provide care and consultation to their clients/ patients. It covers research in nutritional science, medical nutrition therapy, public health nutrition, food science, biotechnology, food service systems, leadership and management and dietetics education. This 3 years bachelor course will help attain expert knowledge in this field. Students will excel in diet planning and therapeutic nutrition and can be absorbed as dieticians and diet consultants in hospitals and wellness centers.

COURSE STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1

  1. INTRODUCTION TO FOOD AND NUTRITION
  2. FOOD QUALITY AND ADULTERATION
  3. BASIC FOOD SCIENCE- I
  4. COMMUNICATION AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT
  5. COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS

SEMESTER 2

  1. BASIC FOOD SCIENCE- II
  2. NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY
  3. HUMAN NUTRITION-I
  4. MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH
  5. HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

SEMESTER 3

  1. FOOD MICROBIOLOGY
  2. FAMILY MEAL PLANNING
  3. HUMAN NUTRITION-II
  4. COMMUNITY NURTITION
  5. BAKERY AND CONFECTIONARY

SEMESTER 4

  1. STATISTICS AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
  2. FOOD PROCESSING OPERATIONS
  3. FOOD PRESERVATION
  4. FOOD COMMODITY
  5. DIET THERAPY- I

SEMESTER 5

  1. PUBLIC HEALTH AND NUTRITION
  2. ETHICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
  3. FOOD PACKAGING
  4. FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT
  5. DIET THERAPY- II

SEMESTER 6

  1. GERIATRIC NUTRITION
  2. DIET THERAPY- III
  3. DIET & PATIENT COUNSELING
  4. SEMINAR
  5. END TERM PROJECT
Scope & Career Opportunities
  • CLINICAL DIETICIAN
  • CERTIFIED NUTRITION SPECIALIST
  • DIETETIC TECHNICIANS
  • HEALTH COACH
  • HEALTH EDUCATORS AND COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS
  • HOLISTIC NUTRITIONIST
  • GERIATRIC HEALTH EXPERT
  • REHABILITATION COUNSELORS
  • SPORTS NUTRITIONIST
  • FOOD QUALITY INCHARGE