PhD in Nutrition and Dietetics

Doctoral Curriculum

This curriculum is an example. All course requirements are determined in consultation with the student's adviser.

Foundations Courses in Nutrition and Dietetics: 12 Credits
Foundations Courses in Nutrition and Dietetics
Course #Course TitleCredits

NUTR-GE 2139

Advanced Nutrition: Protein, Fats & Carbohydrates

3

NUTR-GE 2144

Advanced Nutrition: Vitamins & Minerals 

3

NUTR-GE 2192

Nutritional Epidemiology

3

FOOD-GE 2061

Research Applications 

3

If equivalent courses have been taken previously, you may select from:
Foundations Courses in Nutrition and Dietetics
Course #Course TitleCredits

NUTR-GE 22xx

Seminar in Advanced Nutrition

3

NUTR-GE 2178

Nutrition Assessment Methods for Research

3

NUTR-GE xxxx

Other advanced level nutrition classes (by advisement)

 
Cognate Study (by advisement | 3 credits) 
Research Methods Courses (15 credits)
Proposal Seminar (Either 1 of the following)
Course #Course TitleCredits

APSY-GE 3001 

Dissertation Proposal Seminar

3

APSY-GE 3002

Dissertation Proposal Seminar

3

Departmental Doctoral Seminar
Course #Course TitleCredits

NUTR-GE 3098

Departmental doctoral seminar

Specialization (by advisement)* : 18 Credits
TOTAL : 54

Registration is required in any semester in which a student is not registered for at least one 3-point course.