Nutrition is an essential discipline of the public health sector. It is concerned with the science and art of food and their nutrient in relation to human health and diseases. It includes the interpretation and communication of nutritional sciences to enable people to make informed and practical choices about food and lifestyle throughout their life.

Our program combines theoretical and practical coursework, preparing graduates for leadership roles in their field. In addition, students will be able to provide care to people of all ages through assessment, evaluation and treatment of nutrition-related health problems and disorders, consultation to business, health care settings and manages the food service system through efficient use of the resources to provide optimal nutrition care to individuals and groups.

Curriculum for the (B.Sc.)

Number of credits: 96

Duration: 3 years

University Requirements (15 credits)

ARAB201

Introduction to Arabic language

3 cr

ENG201

Academic English

3 cr

GHN201

Society and Environment

3 cr

COMP201

Computer Applications

3 cr

CS201

Cultural studies

3 cr

 

Faculty Requirements (20 credits)

PDS201

Personal Development Skills

3 cr

MTH200

Statistical Methods

3 cr

CHM200

Basic Organic Chemistry

4 cr

BMD201

Macroscopic Anatomy and Physiology

4 cr

BCH200

Biochemistry 1

3 cr

BCH205

Biochemistry 2

3 cr

 

Major Requirements (61 credits)

NUT

200

Human Nutrition

3 cr

NUT

205

Nutrition through Life

3 cr

NUT

210

Microbial World

3 cr

NUT

215

Food Chemistry

3 cr

NUT

220

Food Fundamentals

3 cr

NUT

225

Food Analysis

3 cr

MGT

201

Principles of Management

3 cr

NUT

230

Metabolic Endocrinology

3 cr

NUT

235

Food Service Systems Management

3 cr

NUT

240

Quantity Food Production

2 cr

NUT

245

Accounting and Cost Control

2 cr

NUT

299

Practicum in Dietetics 1

4 cr

NUT

300

Clinical Nutrition 1†

3 cr

NUT

305

Clinical Nutrition 2†

3 cr

NUT

310

Sports Nutrition

3 cr

NUT

330

Community Nutrition†

3 cr

NUT

335

Nutrition Research†

3 cr

NUT

325

Nutritional Assessment†

2 cr

NUT

315

Food Quality Management†

2 cr

NUT

320

Interviewing and Counseling

2 cr

NUT

399

Practicum in Dietetics 2

5 cr

 

This profession is regulated by law, and only (BS) holders in nutrition and dietetics who have met education qualifications and successfully passed the colloquium can practice this profession in Lebanon. To apply for the colloquium, grads must complete an internship in an accredited institution for six months.

These courses must be passed with a grade of C (70) or better.