Dietetics is concerned with the diet and its effects on health, especially with the practical application of a scientific understanding of nutrition. Use of the science of nutrition helps people to make healthy food choices, separating fact from fiction about food.
Under the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding between Memorial University of Newfoundland and Acadia University, selected students are able to complete the first two years of Acadia University's Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (Dietetics option) at Memorial University and complete the final two years of the program at Acadia. Selection for this program is competitive and is limited to ten qualified students each year. Students who are interested in pursuing this program must first complete approximately 30 credit hours of prescribed courses from Memorial University before applying to the selection competition for the program. For details, see the B.Sc. in Nutrition (Dietetics option) information.
Questions about the Memorial University component of this program should be directed to email@example.com
Questions about the Acadia University component of this program should be directed to Lynn Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org at the School of Nutrition and Dietetics, Acadia University, PO Box 68, 12 University Ave, Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6, (902) 585-1366 or by email to email@example.com.
Students pursuing the dietetics program will normally take the following courses in first year:
|English 1090 or English 1000
|CRW course or English 1001
|Mathematics 1090 (1000)
|Mathematics 1000 (Statistics 2500)
For information about the courses in each of the four years of study in the joint Memorial-Acadia dietetics program, see the suggested course schedule.
An online information session for this program was held on March 23, 2023. The video for this session is below.
The application deadline for a Fall 2025 start at Acadia University is May 17, 2024.
An application form is available here.