Courses

  • Undergraduate Courses

    SHRS-N 265 Nutrition and Exercise 3 cr.

    This course will allow the student to apply the principles of physiology, chemistry, and biology to describe the role of nutrition and exercise in the human body and to explore the interrelated and protective role of nutrition and exercise in wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention.

    SHRS N 365 Translating Nutrition: From Theory to Practice 3 cr.

    (N 265 prereq) new course This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to translate nutrition principles in planning and selecting nutritionally adequate, appetizing and aesthetically pleasing personalized menus/meal plans with emphasis on sustainability, resource management and food safety.

    SHRS W 361 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (3 cr.)

    Understanding the personal, cultural, and environmental factors affecting participation in health promotion and disease prevention activities; examining the application and relevance of the concepts of health, wellness, health promotion, and health education and a wide range of content specific topics in health promotion and disease prevention.  Submitted for approval.

    SHRS-N 420 Human Nutrition through the Lifespan 3 cr.

    (N 265 prereq) The study of nutritional needs during different stages of the human life cycle from pregnancy and lactation through infancy, childhood, adolescence and adulthood to later maturity, including an introduction to cultural food patterns, principles of nutrition assessment and agencies offering nutrition services.

    SHRS-N 460 Global Perspectives in Nutrition, Health, Disease, and Disability (3 cr.)

    Major emphasis on global perspectives with specific focus on economically less developed countries, examining existing and emerging issues in international nutrition that influence the health, well-being, and disability and the efficacy and effectiveness of nutritional interventions in the prevention of disease and disability among people living in developing countries.

  • Dietetic Internship Graduate Courses

    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 Medical Nutrition 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 N553 Nutrition & the Microbiome (3 Credits)

    P: N 550 or consent of instructor.  3 credits An integrated study and application of the biochemical and physiological aspects of human and Microbiome macronutrient metabolism with special reference to the Microbiome, gut brain axis and immunity; the potential interrelationship between the Microbiome and common chronic conditions. Required course for Nutrition and Dietetics master students.

    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, BIOL557, 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 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 Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics 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.

  • Graduate Courses

    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 Medical Nutrition 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 N553 Nutrition & the Microbiome (3 Credits)

    P: N 550 or consent of instructor.  3 credits An integrated study and application of the biochemical and physiological aspects of human and Microbiome macronutrient metabolism with special reference to the Microbiome, gut brain axis and immunity; the potential interrelationship between the Microbiome and common chronic conditions. Required course for Nutrition and Dietetics master students.

    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, BIOL557, 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 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 Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics 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.