Completion Requirements/Verification Statement
Students must successfully complete the outlined program of study and receive a BS degree in Dietetics. (See undergraduate catalog for degree plan). In addition, students must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in major and support area requirements with a grade of ‘C’ or better in each course. In instances where courses are substituted or completed as independent study, students are required to take and successfully complete an examination covering the relevant knowledge and competencies in those areas. If all the above criteria are met, the program will issue a verification statement to the student.
Each student must receive a verification statement to be eligible to apply for entry into supervised practice.
- Upon completion of the degree requirements in the Human Nutrition and Food Program in the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Sciences at Prairie View A&M University, students will be issued a Verification Statement of eligibility which allows them to apply for a Dietetic Internship.
- The date of the student’s graduation will be the date recorded on the Verification Statement.
- Verification Statement will be issued within two (2) weeks after the degree is conferred.
- A graduate of another academic institution who is seeking a verification statement will be requested to present official transcripts of all academic work previously completed.
- The program director will evaluate the transcripts against the curriculum of the accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) at Prairie View A&M University.
- Following the evaluation of transcripts, the student will be informed in writing of any deficiencies, and can begin working toward completing this course work in the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology at Prairie View A&M University.
- After completion of the requirements of the Didactic Program curriculum a Verification Statement will be issued.
- The date recorded on the Verification Statement will be the date the student completed the deficiencies in course work.
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