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Prerequisite Coursework Evaluation
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Division of Medical Dietetics prerequisite courses at Bowling Green State University.

Applicants for admission to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Division of Medical Dietetics, at The Ohio State University must meet the course requirements listed below. These requirements can be satisfied by courses taken as indicated, when completed with the grade of C- or better. In some cases, there may not be a published equivalence for a prerequisite course listed. In these cases, please click on the Contact Transfer Credit Coordinator link to find the transfer credit coordinator who can best assist you.

The information provided below is derived from transfer credit equivalencies available on the Transferology website (, a course equivalency tool utilized by Ohio State and many other universities. This does not imply transfer credit equivalencies and is not intended to provide a guarantee that these university courses will subsequently be evaluated as equivalent to specific Ohio State courses. Rather, completion of these courses will satisfy the program prerequisites and thereby insure that the applicant has the academic preparation for advanced study in the professional program.

**Please be advised if any of your courses transfer as general credit and you want them to count towards your degree, you will be required to have them evaluated by the respective department. See link at

Course at Ohio State Course at Bowling Green State University
BIOLOGY 1113 or BIOLOGY 1110 BIOL204, BIOL205 or BIOL2040 or BIOL2040, BIOL2050 = BIOLOGY 1113
CHEM 1210, CHEM 1220 CHEM1250, CHEM1270, CHEM1280
ENGLISH 1110.01 GSW 1100 or GSW 1100, GSW 1110 or GSW 1110 or GSW 1110A or GSW 1110C or GSW 1110D or GSW 1110G or GSW 1110R or GSW 1110X
MATH 1148 or higher MATH1200 or MATH1220 or MATH1220R
MED DIET 1100 (Recommended) Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
PSYCH 1100 PSYC1010

ANATOMY 2300.04 or ANATOMY 3300 or EEOB 2510 BIOL3310, BIOL3320 = EEOB 2510
BIOCHEM 2210 and CHEM 2310 or BIOPHARM 3311 and 3312 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
EEOB 2520 BIOL3310, BIOL3320
HTHRHSC 2500 or CLAS 2010 AHS 3010 or MEDT3010 = HTHRHSC 2500
HUMNNTR 2310 FN 2070 or FN 2070H
MED DIET 3100 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
MED DIET 4500 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
MICRBIO 4000 BIOL3130 or BIOL3140, BIOL3150
STAT 1350 or STAT 1450 MATH1150 or STAT2000 = STAT 1450

Revised: July 2019

Those courses denoted with an * are not required of applicants who have a baccalaureate degree or will have one prior to entrance into the professional program and are pursuing the certificate program.

All science courses taken require a lab component.

In cases where Anatomy and Physiology are offered in a combined sequence course, both courses are required in order for credit to be awarded. For these courses Ohio State will award credit for EEOB 2510 (anatomy) and EEOB 2520 (physiology).

Medical Dietietics requires a overall GPA of 2.5, and prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of Summer semester prior to enrollment.

This evaluation is valid for the current application cycle only. Evaluated courses and the transferability of these courses can change, at any time, due to course content and re-evaluation. After this date, it may be necessary to contact the Admissions Office for course or program changes. If you have any questions, please contact: Graduate and Professional Admissions at:

Graduate and Professional Admissions
Student Academic Services Building, 1st Floor
281 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1132

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