Nutrition and Dietetics
209 Wirtz Hall, DeKalb IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1384
Fax: (815) 753-5406
Dr. Josephine Umoren
ND Graduate Director
Phone: (815) 753-6351
Students in this emphasis may elect a short-term practicum or externship experience. In this experience, students observe and participate in a variety of sites, often offering nutrition education experiences to the public under the supervision of a qualified professional. Taken for 1-3 semester hours, this part-time experience is useful for career exploration.
Students are required to complete 100 clock hours of approved work experience as a prerequisite to a junior-level course. No academic credit is granted for this work experience.