Programs by Campus
Nutrition and Dietetics
- SHRS–N 500 Nutrition I (3 cr.) P: Graduate standing. Undergraduate courses in biological sciences or consent of instructor. This course applies the principles of physiology, chemistry, and biology to describe the role of nutrition and exercise in the human body, explores the interrelated and protective role of nutrition and exercise in wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention. This course is taught online.
- SHRS–N 544 Diet Therapy (3 cr.) P: Dietetic internship. Study of physiological and biochemical alterations that occur during disease states and their effect on nutritional requirements and methods of providing nutrients.
- SHRS–N 546 Medical Lectures (arr cr.) Lectures by professional staff and invited guests in the health care field.
- SHRS–N 550 Human Nutritional Pathophysiology I (3 cr.) P: N500, F503 or BIOL 557, or consent of instructor. An integrated study of the biochemical and physiological aspects of human carbohydrate and lipid metabolism with special reference to fundamental nutrition issues, including determination of nutrient quality, nutrient interrelationships, micronutrients, and energy balance in humans and in common clinical problems.
- SHRS–N 552 Human Nutritional Pathophysiology II (3 cr.) P: N550 or consent of instructor. A continuation of N550. An integrated study of the biochemical and physiological aspects of human protein and micronutrient metabolism, including determination of nutrient quality, nutrient interrelationships, and energy partitioning in humans and in common clinical problems.
- SHRS–N 560 Review of Nutrition Standards (3 cr.) Review of various nutrition standards including those of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the World Health Organization. Course includes a review of all cited literature for one of the nutrients listed in the Recommended Dietary Allowances.
- SHRS–N 563 Research Methods in Nutrition and Dietetics (3 cr.) P: Graduate level statistics course or consent of instructor. Study of research methodology utilized in nutrition and dietetics. Course includes critique of literature and preparation of a grant proposal.
- SHRS–N 567 Management Issues in Dietetics (1 cr.) P: Dietetic intern. Advanced study in institutional and hospital dietetic management including personnel, financial, operational, and regulatory issues.
- SHRS–N 570 Pediatric Nutrition I (3 cr.) P: B500, BIOL 557, undergraduate metabolic nutrition course, or consent of instructor. An application of principles of physiology, biochemistry, and nutrition to the specialized nutrient needs and nutritional care of healthy infants, children, and adolescents and those with the most common pediatric conditions/illnesses or disorders of broad nutritional significance.
- SHRS–N 572 Advanced Pediatric Nutrition (3 cr.) P: N550, N570, or consent of instructor. An application of principles of physiology, biochemistry, and nutrition to the specialized nutrient needs and nutritional care of infants, both pre-term and term, and patients with complex pediatric conditions/illnesses that have a significant nutritional component.
- SHRS–N 574 Nutrition Management of High Risk Neonates and Infants (3 cr.) P: N572. An application of physiology, biochemistry, and nutrition to the specialized nutrient needs and nutritional care of neonates, both preterm and term, who require intensive care. Discussion will include nutritional management issues related to the infant(s) during hospitalization, at discharge, and after discharge.
- SHRS–N 576 Leadership Development in Pediatric Nutrition (3 cr.) This is an entry-level leadership development series of experiential learning activities, including a leadership development project for post-baccalaureate health care professionals and fellows.
- SHRS–N 590 Dietetic Internship (4–10 cr.) P: Dietetic internship. Supervised clinical experience in clinical and community nutrition and food service systems management. Course meets the requirements of the American Dietetic Association for the postbaccalaureate experience needed for dietetic registration. Previous admission into dietetic internship required. Not applicable to a graduate degree program. May be taken for a maximum of 23 credit hours.
- SHRS–N 591 Seminar in Nutrition and Dietetics (1 cr.) Exploration of various topics and issues in nutrition. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.
- SHRS–N 593 Topics in Nutrition (1–3 cr.) P: Consent of instructor. Exploration of a selected topic in nutrition at an advanced level. May be repeated once for credit if topics differ.
- SHRS–N 595 Readings in Nutrition (1–3 cr.) P: Consent of instructor. Individualized readings on topics not covered in regular course offerings.
- SHRS–N 596 Clinical Dietetics (arr cr.) Clinical study in specialized areas of dietetics. May be taken more than once with the consent of the department for a maximum of 15 credit hours.
- SHRS–N 598 Research in Dietetics (arr cr.) Original research as approved by the department.