Dietetics and Nutrition (NFS)

NFS 500 MACRONUTRIENTS

3, 2/0

Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in nutrition, biochemistry, and physiology or instructor permission. Proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids, with an emphasis on metabolism and interrelationships with other nutrients.

NFS 501 MICRONUTRIENTS

3, 0/0

Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in nutrition, biochemistry, and physiology or instructor permission. Vitamins and minerals with emphasis on functional roles in metabolism, interrelations, and nutritional significance.

NFS 503 NUTRITIONAL INTERVENTION IN DISEASE STATES

3, 0/0

Multisystemic view of the physiologic and biochemical alterations in disease states requiring dietary modifications; current theories of dietary treatment in light of epidemiologic data, current scientific research, and factors affecting an individual's ability to carry out the necessary modifications; altered regulatory mechanisms, including interrelations of medications and other treatments with nutritional status and dietary intake.

NFS 510 NUTRITION EDUCATION

2, 2/0

Prerequisite: Instructor permission. History, important issues, and basic principles of nutrition education: instructional and evaluation methods; current research literature.

NFS 590 INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3, 0/0

NFS 594 GRADUATE WORKSHOP

1-3, 0/0

See the Graduate Course Catalog

NFS 598 MICRO-COURSE

3, 0/0

See the Graduate Course Catalog

NFS 604 ADVANCES IN FOOD RESEARCH

2, 2/0

Prerequisite: Undergraduate coursework in food, food preparation, or food science or instructor permission. Current methods of foods preservation, processing, packaging, and storage; new food products; processing trends in the food industry.

NFS 605 RECENT ADVANCES IN NUTRITION

3, 3/0

Principles of nutrition: current trends and research in nutrition; application of nutrition information to specific problems of individuals and society.

NFS 615 NUTRITION EDUCATION PRACTICUM

1, 0/3

Prerequisites: NFS 510 and instructor permission. Application of the principles of nutrition education learned in NFS 510 by designing, presenting, and evaluating a nutrition education project.

NFS 620 SEMINAR IN NUTRITION

1, 1/0

Prerequisites: 6 credit hours of graduate-level coursework. In-depth exploration of topics of interest to students. Each student presents one seminar on a topic agreed upon by the instructor and the student.

NFS 634 NUTRITION AND GERONTOLOGY

2, 2/0

Nutritional aspects of aging and individuals in later maturity.

NFS 689 METHODS OF NUTRITIONAL INQUIRY

0, 1/0

Integration and application of research methods to complete projects. Students develop and present to the advisory committee proposals for their individual research projects.

NFS 690 MASTER'S PROJECT

3, 0/0

Prerequisite: Instructor permission. A project undertaken by one or more individuals on a problem of special interest, planned and carried out with consultation and guidance from the instructor.

NFS 695 MASTER'S THESIS

1-3, 0/0

Individual investigation of an original problem submitted in acceptable form according to directions given by the Graduate School.

NFS 721 THESIS/PROJECT CONTINUATION

0, 0/0

NFS 722 THESIS/PROJECT EXTENDED

0, 0/0