Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (4 years)

Curriculum Effective A.Y. 2006-2007

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Program Description

This four-year program equips students with relevant competencies in three areas of nutrition: Hospital Nutrition, Community (Public Health) Nutrition, and Food Service, integrating not only academic and clinical knowledge and skills but also the development of proper values and attitudes in the exercise of the profession.

Program Outcomes

  1. Provide relevant theoretical practical knowledge of food and nutrition necessary for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating programs for various fields of nutrition and dietetics;
  2. Ensure adequate and responsive immersion of students to different nutrition practicum sites;
  3. Deepen students’ understanding of the discipline through constant exposure to recent trends and developments in the field;
  4. Develop sound human and Christian values and attitudes necessary in addressing the health and nutrition needs of various sectors of the society; and
  5. Coordinate and establish linkages with local and international groups and communities for exchange of expertise and resources, research outputs and best practices geared toward the upliftment of the nutritional status of the Filipino people.
First Year - First Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
BIO 100 General Biology 3 0 3
CHEM 100 General Inorganic Chemistry 3 6 5
ENG 1 Introduction to College English 3 0 3
FIL 1 Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino 3 0 3
MATH 101 College Algebra 3 0 3
PHIST Philippine History 3 0 3
THY 1 Contextualized Salvation History 3 0 3
PE 1 Physical Education 2 0 2
ROTC Reserve Officers’ Training Corps 3 0 3
TOTAL 26 6 28
First Year - Second Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
BIOSCI 2 Human Anatomy with Physiology 3 6 5 BIO 100
CHEM 200 Organic Chemistry 3 6 5 CHEM 100
ENG 2 Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study 3 0 3 ENG 1
FIL 2 Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik 3 0 3 FIL 1
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3 THY 1
PE 2 Physical Education 2 0 2
ROTC Reserve Officers’ Training Corps 3 0 3
TOTAL 26 4 30

 

Second Year - First Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
BF 1 Basic Foods 1 2 6 4 CHEM 100, CHEM 200
CHEM 600 Biochemistry 3 6 5 CHEM 100, CHEM 200
HETAR Health Economics with Taxation and Land Reform 3 0 3
HUM 1 Art, Man, and Society 3 0 3
MATH 102A Mathematics of Investment 3 0 3 MATH 101
PHL 2 Logic 3 0 3
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
PE 3 Physical Education 2 0 2
NSTP National Service Training Program 3 0 3
TOTAL 25 12 29

 

Second Year - Second Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
ACCT 100 Basic Accounting 3 0 3 MATH 101
BAS NUT 1 Basic Nutrition 1 3 6 5 BF 1, BIO SCI 2, CHEM 600
BF 2 Basic Foods 2 2 6 2 BF 1, CHEM 600
ENG 4 Oral Communication in Context 3 0 3 ENG 1, ENG 2
IAWC Introduction to Asian and World Civilization 3 0 3
MCR-PRS Microbiology and Parasitology 2 3 3 BIO 100
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5
PE 4 Physical Education 2 0 2
NSTP National Service Training Program 3 0 3
TOTAL 24 15 29
Third Year - First Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
BA 2 Management of Human Resources 3 0 3
COMP 1A Basic Computer 1 2 3 3
EDUC 206 Principles of Teaching 3 0 3
FFT Fundamentals of Food Technology 2 3 3 BF 1, BF 2, MCR-PRS
HRM 103A Meal Management 2 6 4 BAS NUT, BF 1, BF 2, MCR-PRS
MATH 103 Probability and Statistics 3 0 3 MATH 101
NLS Nutrition in the Life Stages 2 3 3 BAS NUT, BF 1, BF 2
TCH REP Technical Reporting 3 0 3 ENG 1, ENG 2
TOTAL 20 15 25

 

Third Year - Second Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
ANS Assessment of Nutritional Status 2 3 3 BAS NUT, BF 1, BF 2, NLS
ANTHP Anthropology 3 0 3
FSS 1 Food Service System 1 2 6 4 ACCT 100, BAS NUT, BF 1, BF 2, HRM 103A, MATH 102A, MCR-PRS
HC Health Care with RLE 3 6 9 BAS NUT
NUT THR 1 Nutrition Therapy 1 3 3 4 BAS NUT, BF 2, HRM 103A, NLS
PD Professional Deontology 3 0 3
PHYS 100 Physics 2 3 3 MATH 101, MATH 102A
SCL 9 Marriage and Family 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5, SCL 3
TOTAL 21 21 28

 

Fourth Year - First Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
FNR Food and Nutrition Research 3 6 5 ACCT 100, ANS, FSS 1, HRM 103A, MATH 103, NUT THER 1, TCH REP
FSS 2 Food Service System II 2 3 3 ACCT 100, BA 1, FSS 1, HRM 103A, NUT THER 1
LIT 102A Philippine Literatures 3 0 3
NUT ED Nutrition Education 2 3 3 ANS, ANTHP, EDUC 206, HRM 103A, NLS, NUT THER 1
NUT THR 2 Nutrition Therapy 2 3 6 5 ANS, FSS 1, HRM 103A, NLS, NUT THER 1
PPM/PHN Program Planning and Management in Health Nutrition 3 6 5 ANS, ANTHP, FSS 1, HRM 103A, MATH 101, MATH 103, NLS, NUT THER 1
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
TOTAL 19 24 27
Fourth Year - Second Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
COMM Community Field Experience 0 0 5 All Professional Courses
FD SERV Food Service Field Experience 0 0 4 All Professional Courses
HOSP Hospital Field Experience 0 0 4 All Professional Courses
TOTAL 13

Career Opportunities

Manager/Supervisor in agencies Consultant Clinician
Educator Researcher Licensed nutritionist-dietician
Administration
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ASST. PROF. CRISTINA C. SAGUM, MEd

Chairperson

Faculty Members

CARPIO, KEVIN E.

Rank:

Degrees

CRUZADA, KATHLEEN N.ust-faculty-educ-nd-cruzada-kathleen-n-2016-ma-2x2-gray

Rank: Instructor 4

Degrees

Master of Education, major in Health Education (Philippine Normal University – Manila, Philippines)

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

MENDOZA, DIANE S.ust-faculty-educ-nd-mendoza-diane-s-2016-ms-2x2-gray

Rank: Instructor 3

Degrees

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition (Philippine Women’s University – Manila, Philippines)

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

OLARTE, EVA O.ust-faculty-educ-nd-olarte-eva-o-2016-ma-2x2-gray

Rank: Assistant Professor 3

Degrees

Master in Business Administration, major in Hotel and Restaurant Management (Philippine Women’s University – Manila, Philippines)

Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

SAGUM, CRISTINA C.ust-faculty-educ-nd-sagum-cristina-c-2016-ma-2x2-gray

Rank: Assistant Professor 3

Degrees

Master of Education in Health Education (Philippine Normal University – Manila, Philippines)

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

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Rank: Associate Professor 1

Degrees

Master of Community Nutrition (University of Queensland – New South Wales, Australia)

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

VELASCO, ZENAIDA F.ust-faculty-educ-nd-velasco-zenaida-2014-ms-2x2-gray

Rank: Associate Professor 1

Degrees

Master of Arts in Psychology (Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines)

Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

 

History

Chairpersons

Asst. Prof. Cristina C. Sagum, MEd

Assoc. Prof. Eva O. Olarte, MA

Assoc. Prof. Eleanor O. Sibug, MCN

Assoc. Prof. Cecilia L. Bahrami-Hessari