Nutrition & Dietetics

Nutrition & Dietetics
118 Wirtz Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1543
Fax: (815) 753-1321


Dr. Josephine Umoren
NDHA Coordinator
Phone: (815) 753-6351



Do you still need your 100 hours of food service experience for FCNS 320?

We are proud to announce we now have a partnership with Lincolnshire Place in Sycamore.  Two lucky NDLincolnshire PlaceHA students per semester will be able to complete their 100 hours of food service experience required for consideration to enroll in FCNS 320, Quantity Food Production.  If you are interested in applying, contact Kim Zamora, Director of Lincolnshire Place, at (815) 895-9870 x2 or on her cell phone (815) 985-9029.

100 hours opportunity with Chandelier Catering Corp - In addition to opportunities at Lincolnshire Place, we are also looking for a few good men and women to attain their 100 hours of work experience with the Chandelier Catering Corp here on campus. You will have the opportunity to work with catering events in the Chandelier Room, and will also have a chance to work in pre-prep with the FCNS 320 students for Ellington's. This provides you an invaluable opportunity to get a solid look at some of the things you will be doing in FCNS 320, and also gives you a chance to work with quantity food preparation and equipment specific to this operation. To apply for this experience, please download the application and send it to Joan Quinn, Coordinator Foods Labs, 143 Adams Hall or email to

Nutrition, Health, & Wellness

Students in the Nutrition, Health, & Wellness major (B.S.) study all aspects of nutrition and foods. Students prepare for careers in community nutrition and food service management, as well as dietetic internships and meets the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (The Academy) didactic requirements. Graduates of the nutrition and dietetics emphasis may apply for an internship to become Registered Dietitians.

Graduate study in the M.S. degree program in Nutrition and Dietetics focuses upon applied human nutrition. This focus ranges from nutrition as a primary factor in health promotion and disease prevention in the community to medical nutrition therapy in health care facilities.