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Dietetics Program Description

The Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences (FNES) of Queens College of The City University of New York offers a Didactic Program in Dietetics through the undergraduate program in Nutrition and Dietetics. This program is based on the standards of Education of Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) along with the goals of the FNES Department.

The curriculum consists of 24 classes (79 credits) including biology, chemistry, psychology, nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, food service management and family and consumer science courses.  Upon completion of the curriculum and earning a bachelor’s degree (B.S. Nutrition and Dietetics) students will be eligible to start a ACEND approved Dietetic Internship for which they have applied and been accepted.  

Accreditation Status

The Didactic Program in Dietetics was reaccredited on November 5, 2010 by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), 120 S. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606 (phone# (312) 899-5400). The program is also accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, and The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Program Mission

The mission of the Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences Department is to prepare individuals to: assume leadership roles and; create new knowledge through research and in-depth study of the respective disciplines; and apply current knowledge to enhance the health and well being of individuals, families, and communities in an increasingly global society.           





 Office Information

Chair: Michael Toner
Office: Remsen 306
Phone: 718-997-4475
Fax: 718-997-4163
Office: Fitzgerald 203M
Phone: 718-997-2710
Fax: 718-997-2749
Deputy Chair: Andrea Mosenson 
Office of Family and Consumer Sciences/Dietetics
Dept. Office: Remsen 306
Phone: 718-997-4475
Fax: 718-997-4163 
Deputy Chair: Ann Azzollini
Office of Exercise Sciences and Physical Education
Dept. Office: Fitzgerald 203
Phone: 718-997-2710
Fax: 718-997-2749

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 Director of Dietetics

Patricia Miner Ph.D, R.D., C.D.N.
Director of Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics
(718) 997-4475

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