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Prerequisite Coursework Evaluation
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Division of Medical Dietetics prerequisite courses at Kent 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 Kent State University
BIOLOGY 1113 or BIOLOGY 1110 BSCI 10110, BSCI 10120 or BSCI 10120 = BIOLOGY 1113
CHEM 1210, CHEM 1220 CHEM 10060, CHEM 10061, CHEM 10062, CHEM 10063 or CHEM 10960, CHEM 10961
ENGLISH 1110.01 ENG 10197 or ENG 11002 or ENG 11011 or HONR 10197
MATH 1148 or higher MATH 10773, MATH 10774 or MATH 10775 or MATH 11010 or MATH 11010, MATH 11022 or MATH 11011 or MATH 11011, MATH 11022
MED DIET 1100 (Recommended) Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
PSYCH 1100 PSYC 11762

ANATOMY 2300.04 or ANATOMY 3300 or EEOB 2510 BSCI 21010, BSCI 21020 = EEOB 2510
BIOCHEM 2210 and CHEM 2310 or BIOPHARM 3311 and 3312 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
EEOB 2520 BSCI 21010, BSCI 21020 or BSCI 30130
HTHRHSC 2500 or CLAS 2010 HED14020 = HTHRHSC 2500
HUMNNTR 2310 NUTR 23511 or NUTR 33512
MED DIET 3100 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
MED DIET 4500 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
MICRBIO 4000 BSCI 30171
STAT 1350 or STAT 1450 MATH 10041 or MATH 30011 or MIS 24056 or PSYC 21621 = 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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