pt src="../translate/jquery.translate-paralell.js">
UD Standard Web Header

Assessments - Nutrition & Dietetics

Mission Statement

To provide a challenging and high quality curriculum which prepares graduates to successfully enter a CADE accredited dietetic internship or a post-baccalaureate program or a variety of employment opportunities related to nutrition and food.

Learning Goals / Outcomes

Graduates of the Nutrition & Dietetics program will meet identified learning goals:

  1. Calculate and critically evaluate nutrient and calorie composition of foods
    Gen Ed goal #1c (quantitative reasoning), 2, 3

    Assessment:

    • Indirect: course evaluation – qualitative
    • Direct: rubrics for projects in NTDT 200, 201, exams in 400, 401 (all majors), and exam in NTDT 421 (DIET & NS majors)
  2. Create written educational materials to disseminate food and nutrition knowledge and/or will present persuasive presentations to peers, faculty and/or community stakeholders
    Gen Ed goal #1a (oral comm.), 1b (written comm.), 2, 9

    Assessment:

    • Indirect: course evaluation – qualitative
    • Direct: Exam in NTDT 400 (all majors), 445 (APN, DIET) and a rubric for written projects in NTDT 201 and restrictive elective (NTDT 305, 350, or 420)
  3. Analyze food patterns and make recommendations for health promotion and disease prevention
    Gen Ed goal #5, 9

    Assessment:

    • Indirect: course evaluation – qualitative
    • Direct: final exams in NTDT 200, 400 and 401 (all majors)

Our Curriculum Map shows how individual courses address our learning goals and how the learning outcomes are assessed.

Course Syllabi

  • DEPT 101 — Intro to SUBJECT
  • DEPT 401 — Advanced SUBJECT Topics

Contact Us

Behavioral Health & Nutrition
026 Carpenter Sports Building
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-2265


  • College of Health Sciences  •   345 McDowell Hall  •   Newark, DE 19716  •   USA
    Phone: 302-831-2381  •  © 2014
    Comments   |    Contact Us    |    Legal Notices