OBU Home
Apply Online | Give Online
Ouachita Baptist University
Dietetics

 

Are you interested in health and wellness, nutrition and food science, nutrition therapy, or food service management? Consider a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics.

The dietetics program includes human anatomy, chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, nutrition science, and medical therapy. The program provides students with expertise in human nutrition, food systems management, diet therapy, community nutrition, and experimental methods in food science.The dietetics undergraduate program is designed to prepare students to become registered dietitians. Dietitians promote good health by improving nutritional practices of individuals. Dietitians provide nutrition education and develop individual diets in clinical, community, and food service settings.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science degree students will be awarded a Verification Statement of completion of a Didactic Program in Dietetics. Students may apply for a dietetic internship with the verification statement. The dietetic internship provides students the opportunity to meet the American Dietetic Association’s performance requirements in order to take the national Registered Dietitian exam.

The Nutrition and  Dietetics Program is located on the 4th floor of Jones Science Center.

Contact the Nutrition and Dietetics Program by emailing or calling:

Stacy Freeman, MS, RD, LD
Program Director, Didactic Dietetic Program
Associate Professor, Dietetics and Nutrition
freemans@obu.edu
(870) 245-5542