• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Beirut, Tripoli
  • Faculty: Health Sciences
  • Department: Nutrition and Dietetics

Program Description

To obtain a Bachelor Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, students must successfully complete a total of 101 credits + ICDL. The standard duration of study for attaining a Bachelor Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics is 6 semesters. The six semesters integrate a period of six months of practical training at a hospital under the supervision of the University.


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
BIOL223 BIOLOGY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
CHEM213 GENERAL CHEMISTRY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
CHEM215 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
COMM201 Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
HESC201 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Requirement 3 3 CUR
Second Semester
BCHM215 Biochemistry 3 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Tut MCC
BIOL226 Microbiology 3 2Lec;2Cln;0Tut MCC
HESC202 HEALTHCARE PROFESSION AND BIOETHICS 1 1Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR212 Basic Nutrition 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Elective 4 4 UEC
------- University Requirement 2 2 CUR
Third Semester
NUTR313 FOOD CHEMISTRY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR315 HUMAN NUTRITION & METABOLISM 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR319 MEAL AND DIET PLANNING 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR322 ASSESSMENT OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Requirement 2 2 CUR
Fourth Semester
HESC302 Research and Evidence Based Practice 2 2Lec,0Cln,0Tut MCC
NUTR309 FOOD TECHNOLOGY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR310 NUTRITION IN THE LIFE SPAN 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR318 NUTRITION EDUCATION 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR320 THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Elective 4 4 UEC
Fifth Semester
NUTR317 MALNUTRITION & NUTRITION INTERVENTION 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR409 THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION (II) 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR411 SPORTS NUTRITION 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR413 FOOD SAFETY AND HYGIENE 3 2Lec,2Cln,0Tut MCC
NUTR415 NUTRITION AND NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR417 FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT 3 2Lec,2Cln,0Tut MCC
------- University Elective 3 3 CUR
Sixth Semester
IPEH512 Interprofessional Education for Health Care 1 0Lec; 2 free interactive learning activities; 0Tut MCC
NUTR402 COMMUNITY NUTRITION 3 2Lec,2Cln,0Tut MCC
NUTR406 RESEARCH PROJECT 2 1Lec,3Cln,0Tut MCC
NUTR408 SPECIAL TOPICS IN NUTRITION 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR410 THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION PRACTICUM 2 0Lec,6Cln,0Tut MCC
------- Major Elective Course 6 6 MEC

Major Elective Courses (MEC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
NURS212 HEALTH CONCEPTS 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS212 HEALTH CONCEPTS 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS213 COMMUNITY HEALTH 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS315 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS414 HEALTH INFORMATICS 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS415 HEALTH EDUCATION 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NUTR314 FOOD LAWS AND REGULATIONS 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NUTR332 Food Additives 2 2Lec, 0Lab, 0Tut MEC
NUTR420 DRUG & NUTRIENT INTERACTION 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NUTR422 DIETARY ANALYSIS SIMUALTIONS 2 0Lec,4Lab,0Tut MEC

University Requirement Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Type
ARAB001 Arabic Language 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) Mandatory
BLAW001 Human Rights 1 1 Lec. Mandatory
ENGL001 GENERAL ENGLISH 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) Mandatory