Dietetics and Nutrition (NFS)
NFS 500 MACRONUTRIENTS
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
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
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
Prerequisite: Instructor permission. History, important issues, and basic principles of nutrition education: instructional and evaluation methods; current research literature.
NFS 590 INDEPENDENT STUDY
NFS 594 GRADUATE WORKSHOP
NFS 598 MICRO-COURSE
NFS 604 ADVANCES IN FOOD RESEARCH
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
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
NFS 620 SEMINAR IN NUTRITION
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
Nutritional aspects of aging and individuals in later maturity.
NFS 689 METHODS OF NUTRITIONAL INQUIRY
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
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
Individual investigation of an original problem submitted in acceptable form according to directions given by the Graduate School.
NFS 721 THESIS/PROJECT CONTINUATION
NFS 722 THESIS/PROJECT EXTENDED