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Curriculum and Requirements

This is a 34-credit curriculum for students with bachelor's degrees, and professional credentials in health fields (RDN, RN, MD, DDS, or RPh) at matriculation, who seek advanced training in foods and nutrition.

Notes:

  1. No master's level NUTR-GE courses may be taken pass/fail.
  2. Not all courses listed are offered every semester. Classes run if enrollment is sufficient.
  3. Courses marked with an asterisk (*) may be taken only after you have completed FOOD-GE 2190 Research Methods. Please consult with your academic advisor for additional information about course sequencing.

Curriculum (34 Credits)

FIRST SEMESTER - all students

FIRST SEMESTER
Course # Course Title Credits

NUTR-GE 2000

New Graduate Student Seminar (all students)

0

NUTR-GE 2190

Research Methods (all students)

3

Total Credits: 3

NUTRITION SCIENCE

NUTRITION SCIENCE
Course # Course Title Credits

NUTR-GE 2139

Advanced Nutrition: Protein, Fats, and Carbohydrates (required)

3

NUTR-GE 2144

Advanced Nutrition: Vitamins and Minerals (required)

3

Total Credits: 6

FOOD & NUTRITION

FOOD & NUTRITION
Course # Course Title Credits

FOOD-GE 2191

Food and Culture (required)

3

Total Credits: 3

STATISTICS: one graduate-level course

STATISTICS
Course # Course Title Credits
APSTA-GE 2085 Basic Statistics 3
or another graduate level statistics course by advisement

Total Credits: 3

ELECTIVES (Graduate level courses)

With approval by advisement, graduate electives may be taken from other programs and schools. Only 2000-level courses are considered graduate level.

ELECTIVES
Course # Course Title Credits

NUTR-GE 2042

Maternal/Child Nutrition

 3

NUTR-GE 2300

Independent Study

 1-6

NUTR-GE 2210

Complementary and Alternative Nutrition

 3

NUTR-GE 2XXX

Seminars

 1-3

NUTR-GE 2187

Global Issues in Nutrition

 

3

 

NUTR-GE 2117

Current Issues

 3

NUTR-GE 2192

Nutritional Epidemiology

 3

FOOD-GE 2000+

Courses

 1-4

Total Credits: 16

CULMINATING EXPERIENCE (only one required)

CULMINATING EXPERIENCE (only after core requirements met)
Course # Course Title Credits

NUTR-GE 2061

Research Applications

3

NUTR-GE 2063

Research Apprenticeship (permission by department)            

3

Total Credits: 3

TOTAL CURRICULUM CREDITS: 34