Bachelor of Science in Dietetics:
To become a Registered Dietitian (RD) and practitioner in a clinical, community, food industry and/or foodservice area of nutrition. Completion of degree requirements will result in being awarded a B.S. degree and a Verification Statement of completion of the AU Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics. The AU DP consists of traditional classroom and laboratory classes and experiences and is designed to be completed in four-years. Following completion of the program, the completion of an accredited dietetic internship program is required before students are eligible to take the registration examination and obtain the Registered Dietitian (RD) credential.
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science:
The program of Exercise Science is designed to help students understand the physiology of the human body at rest and during times of physical stress, with the goal of improving human performance. It also allows students to be able to assess the fitness level of apparently healthy individuals and those with known pathology, as well as instructing them how to prescribe and develop appropriate exercise and lifestyle modification programs to assist clients in achieving their fitness and/or rehabilitation goals.