Nutrition (NUTR)

100 Introductory Nutrition (3) Principles of nutrition and applications to everyday life with focus on wellness and assessments for personal fitness.

322 Principles of Nutrition (3) Recommended dietary allowances. Function, food sources, absorption, and utilization of nutrients. Energy metabolism. Prereq: Eight hours of physical or biological sciences.

422 (622) Lifespan Nutrition (3) Nutritional needs of selected developmental stages such as reproduction, growth, and aging. Prereq: Eight hours of physical or biological science.

433 (633) Nutrition in Disease (4) Principles of nutrition applied in the management of disease syndromes which may be influenced by diet. Three one-hour lectures and one two-hour lab. Prereq: Nutr 322 and Chem 310, Chem 319L or instructor’s approval.

443 (643) Community Nutrition (3) Nutrition problems and services in the community. Government and industry sponsored programs. Observations and field experiences included.

455 (655) Nutrition Assessment and Counseling (3) Components of nutrition assessment, theories and practice in nutrition counseling and basics of nutritional support for hospitalized patients.

720 Human Nutrition (3) Physiologic functions of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, and vitamins. Contemporary problems in meeting nutritional requirements. Prereq: Nutr 422.

723 Advanced Nutrition (3) Applications of research methods to individual problems. Prereq: Chem 310, 319L or equivalent.

724 Preprofessional Practice II (2) One-hundred-eighty hours of supervised practice plus 20 hours of lecture-discussion/independent study addressing the aspects of dietetic practice in community nutrition. This course consists of rotations in public health nutrition/WIC, child nutrition programs, nutrition education for the public, renal dialysis, and community private practice. Prereq: Admission to DI in dietetics and Fds Mgt 714. Coreq: Nutr 764.

726 World Food Supply and Human Need (3) Food supplies and food practices as related to human nutrition throughout the world. Regional, national, and international agencies concerned with food and nutrition problems. Prereq: Six (6) hours in nutrition or food science or consent of instructor.

733 Advanced Clinical Nutrition (3) Physiological bases for diets in disease. Recent developments in dietary management of selected diseases. Evaluation of new products and practices.

734 Preprofessional Practice III (3) Two-hundred-eighty hours of supervised practice plus 40 hours of lecture-discussion/independent study addressing aspects of dietetic practice in clinical nutrition. This course consists of rotations in diet office operation, screening/nutritional assessment, gastrointestinal disorders, basic nutrition support, and various medical-surgical rotations. Prereq: Admission to DI in dietetics.

754 Preprofessional Practice V (3) Two-hundred-forty hours of supervised practice plus 80 hours of lecture-discussion/independent study addressing the aspects of nutrition intervention in dietetic practice. This course consists of rotations in developmental disabilities, rehabilitation, outpatient clinics, geriatrics, pediatrics, home health care, clinical management, and critical care. Prereq: Admission to DI in dietetics, Fds Mgt 714 and Nutr 734. Coreq: Nutr 724 and Nutr 764.

755 Nutrition in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disorders (3) Nutrition assessment, feeding skills, nutrient requirement, and drug interaction. Joint teaching by nutrition faculty and Infant Stimulation staff.

764 Preprofessional Practice VI (1) One-hundred hours of supervised practice plus 20 hours of lecture-discussion/independent study addressing the aspects of business and entrepreneurial dietetics practice. This course consists of rotations in entrepreneurial private practice and dietetics practice in business. Prereq: Admission to DI in dietetics, Fds Mgt 714, and Nutr 734. Coreq: Nutr 724.




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