Nutrition (NUTR)

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[1] Courses in Nutrition (NUTR)

5V15 NUTRITION SERVICES PRACTICUM (Variable credit: 1-6 credit hours.) Supervised practice in the procurement, production, and distribution of nutrition services in health care facilities. Prerequisite: Admission to Dietetic Internship program.

5V17 COMMUNITY NUTRITION PRACTICUM (Variable credit hours: 1-6 credit hours.) Supervised practice in community nutrition agencies. Prerequisite: Admission to Dietetic Internship program.

5V18 CLINICAL NUTRITION PRACTICUM (Variable credit hours: 1-6 credit hours.) Supervised practice in the nutritional assessment, education, and counseling of hospitalized patients. Prerequisite: Admission to Dietetic Internship program.

5V19 NUTRITION RESEARCH PRACTICUM (Variable credit: 1-6 credit hours.) Supervised practice in nutrition research and evidence-based practice. Prerequisite: Admission to Dietetic Internship program.

5V20 DIETETIC INTERNSHIP PRACTICUM (Variable credit: 1-9 credit hours.) Supervised practice in dietetics. Prerequisite: Admission to an ACEND-accredited supervised practice program.

5V30 SPECIAL TOPICS (Variable credit: 1-3 credit hours.) Special topics to cover various areas of student interest and need.

5321 NUTRITION SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Food service operations relating to management principles, methods of control, sanitation and safety, and training of food service personnel. Prerequisite: FACS 3380.

5324 NUTRITION ASSESSMENT An overview of nutrition assessment techniques including dietary, biochemical, anthropometrical, and clinical with emphasis on nutrition needs in disease states. Prerequisite: NUTR 4374 and admission to Dietetic Internship program.

5340 GERIATRIC NUTRITION This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of nutritional needs of older adults. The topics will help students gain insight related to physiological changes, diseases and environmental factors affecting the nutritional status of aging adults. Prerequisites: NUTR 1300 and BIOL 2405.

5375 NUTRITION IN EXERCISE AND SPORTS A review of current research on nutrient requirements in exercise, providing a rationale for dietary recommendations. Prerequisite: NUTR 1300 or equivalent.

6V44 THESIS RESEARCH (Variable credit: 1-3 credit hours.) Under the direction of the thesis advisor and committee, students will carry out an original research project. Students enrolled in the thesis option must complete six (6) credit hours for graduation. Prerequisite: Approval of thesis chair or department chair and B or better in FACS 6335 and 6350.

6307 CURRENT FINDINGS IN FOOD Current research on food, nutrition management, and clinical topics.

6308 TRENDS IN NUTRITION Recent developments in nutrition with emphasis on interpretation of the findings and application in family food. Prerequisite: NUTR 3370 or consent of instructor.

6313 DIET THERAPY Nutrition management through diet of persons with altered clinical conditions, such as diseases and metabolic disturbances. Prerequisite: NUTR 3370.

6314 BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE NUTRITION PROFESSION The study and development of idea generation, opportunity recognition, value proposition, and management practices related to entrepreneurial ventures specific to the nutrition profession. Prerequisite: Admission to the MS in Nutrition.

6330 METABOLIC NUTRITION The primary focus of this course is on the pathways of human metabolism by which cells synthesize and degrade carbohydrates, lipids (fats), and proteins. Included in this course is the chemistry of the reactions that constitute these pathways, how energy is derived from the breakdown of nutrients, how metabolic pathways are regulated by coenzymes, regulators, and hormones; review of papers in scientific literature is also included. Prerequisites: NUTR 3390 and BIOL 2450.

6335 NUTRITION COUNSELING The focus of this course is on theories of learning, motivational interviewing strategies, nutrition counseling skills, and the development of client educational programs. Prerequisite: FACS 3456.

6340 DIABETES MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY A comprehensive course including all aspects of diabetes diagnosis, treatment, and education with special emphasis on Medical Nutrition Therapy for all life stages and populations with diabetes. Prerequisites: NUTR 4325; NUTR 4374 or instructor consent.

6345 PEDIATRIC NUTRITION This course covers nutrition issues from preconception throughout late adolescence, with a particular emphasis on nutrition correlates of normal growth and development and on the consequences of under and over nutrition. Prerequisites: FACS 3370 and BIOL 2405.

6346 GLOBAL NUTRITION This course is an overview of global nutrition and health issues of concern to food and nutrition professionals. Includes analysis of approaches implemented at the household, community, national, and international levels to improve nutrition status.

6347 NUTRITION PUBLIC POLICY An examination of US public policy in food and nutrition, with emphasis on the role of the nutrition professional in influencing the public policy process.