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  1. 11.709.101 Nutrition for Today (1) (PDF)
    The aim of this course is to increase the breadth and depth of student knowledge regarding a wide variety of nutrition topics and how to apply them to their daily lives.
  2. 11:709:201 Culinary Nutrition (formerly Intro. to Foods & Nutrition) (3) (PDF)
    Nutritional needs of the family; Consumer aspects of food selection and meal preparation
  3. 11:709:202 Culinary Nutrition Laboratory (1) (PDF)
    Pre/corerequisite: 11:709:201
    Application of knowledge of food composition and nutritive values to food preparation
  4. 11:709:235:90-91 Sports Nutrition (Online) (3) (PDF)
    An introduction to nutrition for health and performance
  5. 11:709:255:01 Nutrition & Health (3) (PDF) / 11:709:255:02 Nutrition & Health (3) (PDF)
    Introductory nutrition; nutrients and their functions in the human body throughout the life cycle
  6. 11:709:255:90-91 Nutrition & Health (Online) (3) (PDF)
    Introductory nutrition; nutrients and their functions in the human body throughout the life cycle
  7. 11:709:344 Quantity Food Production (3) (PDF)
    Lecture/lab; prerequisites: 11:709:201, 202; white lab coat required
    Planning and organization of work, menus, preparation, and service of food for mass feeding; evaluation of supervisory techniques, equipment, and cost control
  8. 11:709:345 Life Span Nutrition (2) (PDF)
    Lecture; prerequisite: 11:709:255
    Exploration of how nutritional needs change and vary from before and after conception, through gestation and early childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and older age
  9. 11:709:352 Nutrition & Behavior (3) (PDF)
    Prerequisites: 11:709:255 and 01:830:101
    The bidirectional relationship between nutrition and behavior with emphasis on behavioral and social sciences research strategies
  10. 11:709:364 Nutrition & Health in Developing Countries (3) (PDF)
    Physiological and socio-political issues surrounding nutrition in developing countries; fundamental causes and consequences of nutrient and energy deficiencies as well as social and political issues that promote nutrition problems
  11. 11:709:400 Advanced Nutrition I: Regulation of Macronutrient Metabolism (3) (PDF)
    Prerequisites: 01:694:301 or 11:115:403, 404 or 01:694:407-408; all prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better; This course is acceptable as an elective for Biological Science (119), Biochemistry (115) and Animal Biotechnology (126), and is used to calculate the Science GPA for Medical School applications.
    Comprehensive study of regulation of carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism at cellular and organized levels; integration of metabolism by hormones, diet and pathophysiological states
  12. 11:709:401 Advanced Nutrition II: Energy and Micronutrient Metabolism (3) (PDF)
    Prerequisites: 01:694:301 or 11:115:403, 404 or 01:694:407-408; all prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better; This course is acceptable as an elective for Biological Science (119), Biochemistry (115) and Animal Biotechnology (126), and is used to calculate the Science GPA for Medical School applications.
    Intensive study of body composition and energy expenditure; biological function, requirements and pathological aspects of vitamins and minerals
  13. 11:709:402 Readings in Advanced Nutrition I (1) (PDF)
    Corerequisite: 11:709:400
    Discussion of problems set by instructors of Advanced Nutrition I to develop understanding of the topics covered
  14. 11:709:403 Readings in Advanced Nutrition II (1) (PDF)
    Corerequisite: 11:709:401
    Discussion of problems set by instructors of Advanced Nutrition II to develop understanding of the topics covered
  15. 11:709:405 Professional Issues in Dietetics (P/NC, 1) (PDF)
    Prerequisite: Open only to seniors
    Trends in the field of dietetics and the effects of legislative, health care, marketing and entrepreneurial issues on the profession
  16. 11:709:427 Obesity: Biology, Behavior and Management (3) (PDF)
    Prerequisite: 11:709:255
    Examine the multi-factorial etiology of the obesity epidemic as well as the treatment and public policy approaches that are being used in the obesity research community to combat it
  17. 11:709:440 Contemporary Issues in Nutritional Sciences ("Practical Experience in Community Nutrition & Health Promotion") (3) (PDF)
    Open only to junior and senior majors; others by permission of instructor
    Investigations of recent trends and issues in nutrition and development
  18. 11:709:441 Community Nutrition (3) (PDF)
    Prerequisites: 11:709:201, 202, 255; open only to seniors.
    The teaching, science and philosophy of community nutrition and its programs and agencies
  19. 11:709:442 Nutrition Communication (3) (PDF)
    Prerequisite: 11:709:441
    Assessing client needs; identifying relevant nutrition concepts; application of educational principles, techniques and evaluation strategies for nutrition educators operating in a variety of settings; Applied nutrition education experience
  20. 11:709:443 Methods in Sensory Analysis (3) (PDF)
    Prerequisite: 11:709:255
    Provides a basic background in human orosensory physiology and sensory testing methods
  21. 11:709:444 Management of Food Service Systems (3) (PDF)
    Prerequisite: 11:709:344
    Purchasing policies as related to food equipment in the food service industry; study of quantity kitchen layout; systems approach to resource management and financial control; field trip fee
  22. 11:709:475 Nutrition & Fitness (3) (PDF)
    Open only to junior and senior majors; others by permission of instructor
  23. 11:709:481:01 Seminar in Nutrition (1.5, Dr. Worobey) (PDF)
    11:709:481:01 Seminar in Nutrition (1.5, Dr. Hoffman) (PDF)
    11:709:481:01 Seminar in Nutrition (1.5, Dr. Anthony) (PDF)
    11:709:481:02 Seminar in Nutrition (1.5, Dr. Miller)
    Review of nutrition journals, critical reading in topics in the history of nutrition and specific nutrition problems of current interest
  24. 11:709:489 Experimental Foods (4) (PDF)
    Lecture/lab; prerequisites: 01:160:209, 211; 11:709: 201, 202; 01:960:401
    Physical and chemical properties of foods; laboratory investigation of effects of alteration in preparation, storage, and preservation on quality and acceptability
  25. 11:709:493, 494 Research in Nutrition (BA)
    Prerequisite: permission of instructor
    Special problems in the field of nutrition
  26. 11:709:498 Nutrition & Disease (3) (PDF)
    Prerequisite: 11:709:400 or 401
    Nutritional aspects and dietary treatments of diseases in which nutrition plays a major role
  27. 11:709:499 Nutrition Counseling (1) (PDF)
    Prerequisite; 11:709:441; Corequisite: 11:709:442
    Application of scientific knowledge to actual case studies; techniques for effective nutrition counseling