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New Courses, Courses Changes, & Programs of Study Changes (2 packages)
Nutrition & Dietetics - Graduate
Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program Master of Science– Nutrition & Dietetics Major
Summary of the Changes:
This request is to decrease the total required credit hours from 43 to 35 in the MS Nutrition program and create five concentrations 1) Dietetic Internship Concentration, 2 Professional Studies in Dietetics Concentration, 3) Nutritional Sciences Concentration 4) Global Health Concentration and, 5) Healthcare Informatics Concentration. The number of credit hours from major requirement courses will decrease from 25 to 14 credit hours. To accommodate this decrease, the following courses will be removed: HUN6285 Nutrition and Metabolism I (3 credits)and HUN6331 Nutrition and Metabolism II (3 credits). The following courses will be moved to other areas (elective or required) of the program of study: HUN6123 Sociocultural Influences on Nutrition (3 credits), HUN6916 Advanced Concepts in Nutrition and Dietetics (3 credits), and PHC6050 Public Health Biostatistics I (3 credits). All concentrations will have the same Core Requirements (6 credits) and Major Requirements (14 credits). The remaining 15 credits will comprise Required and/or Elective courses. The purpose of this change is to address student interests and needs, professional practice and program of study trends, to stimulate growth in the program and align with other MS nutrition programs.
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Change an existing course
Projects in Nutrition and Diet
This is a request to change the credit hours for DIE 6912 Projects from 3-9 variable credits to 1-6 variable credits to align with the requirements in the Program of Study.
This is a request to change the credit hours for DIE6970 from 3-9 variable credits to 1-6 variable credits to align with the Program of Study.
Add a new course
Nutrition and Metabolism (4 crs)
Prerequisites: NoneCo-requisites: NoneCourse Description:The biochemical, biosynthesis, and metabolic function of macronutrients and micronutrients in different tissues, and the production and storage of energy are studied. Biochemical basis for deficiency and toxicity of micronutrients are explored.
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