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Grad Catalog 03-05

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and
Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree
Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields
of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of
Graduate Studies
Committees

APPENDIX
Course
Abbreviations

 

    

Nutritional Sciences

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes that have made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Nutrition: NTR

380K. Research Methods in Nutritional Sciences.
One lecture hour and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in nutrition, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Experimental Nutrition.

Topic 2: Nutritional Immunology.

Topic 3: Experimental Design and Statistics.

Topic 4: Advanced Experimental Design and Statistics. Additional prerequisite: Nutrition 380K (Topic 3) or consent of instructor.

Topic 5: Carcinogenesis.

Topic 6: Nutritional Biochemistry.

390. Recent Advances in Nutritional Sciences.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and one of the following: Chemistry 339K and 339L, Chemistry 369, equivalent coursework, or consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Advances in Nutritional Sciences I. Required of all graduate students in nutrition.

Topic 2: Carbohydrates and Fiber.

Topic 3: Lipids.

Topic 4: Vitamins and Minerals.

Topic 5: Minerals.

Topic 6: Molecular Nutritional Sciences.

Topic 7: Advances in Nutritional Sciences II. Required of all graduate students in nutrition.

Topic 8: Clinical Nutrition. Additional prerequisite: Nutrition 668 or 370 or the equivalent or consent of instructor.

Topic 9: Nutrition, Immunology, and Cancer.

Topic 10: Geriatric Nutrition and Metabolism. Study of how aging influences nutrient requirements and metabolism at the biochemical and molecular level. Discussion of dietary changes to offset the effects of aging and to improve quality of life.

Topic 11: Nutrition, Cancer, and Development. The role of nutrition in development from embryo to adult, the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of cancer, and the ability of nutrients to affect development and disease.

392. Research Problems in Nutritional Sciences.
One lecture hour and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Biochemical Nutrition.

Topic 2: Nutrient Requirements.

Topic 3: Nutrition and Cancer.

Topic 4: Nutrition and Immunology.

Topic 5: Food Sciences.

Topic 6: Clinical Nutrition.

Topic 7: Nutrition Education.

Topic 8: Developmental Nutrition.

Topic 9: Foodservice Systems.

Topic 10: Nutrition and Metabolism.

Topic 11: Obesity.

194, 294, 394. Graduate Seminar in Nutritional Sciences.
One, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: General Nutrition. Required of all students.

Topic 2: Clinical Nutrition.

Topic 3: Molecular and Cellular Nutrition.

Topic 4: Nutrition, Immunology, and Disease.

Topic 5: Nutrition through the Life Cycle.

397C, 697C. Conference Course in Nutritional Sciences.
For 397C, one lecture hour and six laboratory hours a week for one semester; for 697C, two lecture hours and twelve laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in nutrition and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Nutrition 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in nutrition and consent of the supervising professor.

398T. Supervised Teaching in Nutrition.
Teaching under close supervision; group meetings, individual conferences, and reports. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and appointment as a teaching assistant.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Nutrition 399R, 699R, or 999R.

 


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Graduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - Graduate Study
Chapter 2 - Admission and Registration
Chapter 3 - Degree Requirements
Chapter 4 - Fields of Study
Chapter 5 - Members of Graduate Studies Committees
Appendix - Course Abbreviations

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