Traditional Student Admission process at Cedar Crest College: https://www.cedarcrest.edu/traditional/index.shtm
Adult Students Admission process at Cedar Crest College: https://www.cedarcrest.edu/sage/
The DPD follows the Academic Calendar established by the Office of the Registrar. https://www.cedarcrest.edu/registrar/academiccalendar.shtm
Total number of credits required by program: The verification statement track for Nutrition Majors with DPD requirements includes 85 credits (20 of which count towards the LAC requirements for Math & Logic, Social Science, Natural Science, and Global Studies). The non-verification statement track for Nutrition majors includes 82 credits.
Students are admitted to the College as intended nutrition majors (INRs) and begin the DPD curriculum upon completion of College-wide course requirements and DPD prerequisite courses.
*Clinical and Field experiences are for verification-statement track students only.
The program field placements require medical and background clearance. All clearances must be completed prior to August 15 prior to the start of the Senior Fall Semester (NTR 327 & NTR 330). Any student not meeting all requirements before the deadline will be dropped from the courses with field experiences associated with them and the student will transition to the non-verification statement track. The following medical and background clearances are mandatory in order to participate in the following courses: NTR 327 MNT I Clinical, NTR 328 MNT II Clinical, and NTR 330 Food Systems Operations Field Experience and additional fees may apply.
The DPD and verification statement track major in Nutrition requires:
The non-verification statement track major in Nutrition requires:
Students must maintain the cumulative and DPD GPA of 3.0 and minimum grade requirement in all courses to remain in the verification statement track. If a student’s GPA should fall below 3.0, they have until the next grading period (final grade or midterm grade) to return to the 3.0 requirement. If the student’s GPA remains below 3.O at the next grading period, the student will be transitioned to the non-verification statement track.
Students can repeat one DPD (NTR) course and one science (BIO or CHE) course only. The DPD program director’s permission is required for the second repeat and/ or to continue on the Verification Statement Track. A withdrawal equivalency of a course attempt is subject to evaluation by the DPD program director.
To be eligible for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, the student must meet the following requirements.
Students who successfully complete the DPD and receive a Verification Statement are also eligible to sit the Nutrition and Dietetic Technician, Registered (NDTR) Exam.
All students must complete the program’s exit survey and exit exam before Verification Statements will be issued.