Human Sciences and Design
Department of Human Sciences and Design
Chairperson: Sheri L. Dragoo
Graduate Program Director: Maria L. Boccia
Nutrition Sciences (NUTR)
Nutritional needs of individuals as they progress through the life cycle from birth through aging, with considerations of concomitant problems.
Supervised off-campus experiences in medical nutrition therapy, food systems management, and public health nutrition settings.
Nutritional needs of individuals as they age. Disease prevention, nutrition assessment, and the central role of nutrition in maintaining health and well-being.
An in-depth investigation of all aspects of pediatric nutrition. The course will cover nutrition concerns from conception through adolescence.
A comprehensive study of Public Health and the role Nutrition plays in maintaining the health and well-being of communities.
An in-depth investigation of all the macronutrients (fats, carbohydrates, and protein) and their metabolic activity.
An in-depth investigation of micronutrients and their metabolism with the focus on the action, interaction and sources of vitamins and minerals.
Nutritional issues in developing countries, including an analysis of factros contributing to food supply, nutritional status including malnutrition, effect of under-nutrition, and methods of assessing nutritional status and interventions.
Readings, discussion, and analysis of one or more emerging trends and developments in nutrition and food sciences.
Nutrition in disease, including the biochemistry and pathophysiology of nutrition care, effects of disease, metabolism, advanced medical nutrition therapy, assessment, and therapeutic intervention.
Principles of management applied to foodservice systems including institutions and restaurants and nutritional care delivery.
An in-depth investigation of research procedures in Nutrition Sciences.
In-depth study of clinical sports nutrition.
Advanced study of nutritional concepts for individuals and team sport participants across the life span with a focus on selection of optimal dietary/nutritional approaches and timing as related to performance needs, maximizing performance, body composition, energy balance, and unique nutrient needs for specific sport participants. Non-scientifically-based information related to food and nutrition in sports will be addressed.
Advanced scientific study of nutrients and other human health-promoting substances.
Special topics in Nutrition and Food Sciences. May be repeated with different topics for up to six hours.