Policy and Procedures
Grievance Procedure: Grievances with students, faculty or program director should be addressed as outlined by the UH grievance procedure. The following is the order of progression for a grievance procedure:
- UH DPD Director
- HHP Department Chair
- Dean of the College of Education
- UH Associate Vice Provost for Academic Programs
- UH Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Faculty Affairs
- UH Executive Vice President and Provost
Student grievances involving the DPD Director or Nutrition Faculty will be reviewed by the HHP Chair.
Assessment of Prior Learning: The DPD does not grant credit for any prior learning or experience.
Formal Assessment of Student Learning: Students are evaluated throughout the program by a variety of methods (ie. Exams, case studies, presentations, projects etc). Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in DPD coursework in order to obtain a Verification Statement of successful program completion. The GPA requirement does not affect graduation from the university.
DPD retention and remediation: The DPD follows the university guidelines for retention and remediation http://www.uh.edu/academics/catalog/general/acade2.html#academic_notice
Disciplinary/Termination Procedures: See above policy
Graduation and DPD completion requirements: The DPD follows the UH policies with regard to graduation and program completion requirements. Post-Bac students are required to complete within three years or may be subject to curriculum changes as occur with changes revisions to the DPD degree plan.