Agenda Item FA 17-65

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

Brooks College of Health (Graduate) – (Nutrition & Dietetics)

New Courses, Courses Changes, & Programs of Study Changes (2 packages)

12/07/17: Passed

12/14/17: Approved

Log Number: 201708-47

Nutrition & Dietetics - Graduate

Change an existing non-degree program
Certificate - Graduate Global Health

Summary of the Changes:

This action adds HSC 6816 Field Experiences in Health (3 credits) and HSA 6186 Health Care Leadership (3 credits) to the required course options. HSA6186 Health Care Leadership (3 credits) is only an option for International Health Administration (HA) students. DIE 6906 Dietetics Independent Study and Research is moved to the Required Courses option list from the Elective Course option list. Additionally, 3 courses, HSA6435 Health Economics (3 credits), HSA 6908 Directed Independent Study (3 credits), and PHC6002 Infectious Disease Epidemiology (3 credits) are added to the Elective Courses options.
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Log Number: 201708-74

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

DIE

Graduate (6xxx)

912

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.
 

Change an existing course

Thesis

DIE

Graduate (6xxx)

970

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)

HUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None
Course 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.