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  Dec 11, 2017
 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition Major, MS


Requirements

Students may choose a thesis or non-thesis option in nutrition.

Thesis Option

The program consists of a minimum of 39 hours with at least 20 hours of coursework in the department.

Public Health Nutrition concentration

Cellular and Molecular Nutrition concentration

  • Cellular and molecular nutrition students must take NUTR 511 , NUTR 512 , NUTR 543  and NUTR 545 , NUTR 616  (or NUTR 505 , with consent of instructor), 3 hours of graduate-level statistics, LFSC 520 , BCMB 440  and ANSC 550  (or appropriate substitutions, as identified by faculty advisor), and 6-7 additional hours in Nutrition or in a cognate area outside the department.
  • 6 hours of NUTR 500 .
  • An oral comprehensive examination is required upon completion of the thesis.
     

Non-Thesis Option

The program consists of a minimum of 41 hours with at least 29 hours of coursework in the department.

Public Health Nutrition concentration

Cellular and Molecular Nutrition concentration

  • Cellular and molecular nutrition students must take NUTR 511 , NUTR 512 , NUTR 543 NUTR 545 , NUTR 616 , (or NUTR 505 , with consent of instructor), NUTR 618  and NUTR 621  (if 618 or 621 are not available, appropriate substitutions can be identified by the faculty advisor and approved by the Director of the Graduate Program).
  • Cellular and molecular nutrition students must take LFSC 520 , BCMB 440  and ANSC 550  (or appropriate substitutions, as identified by faculty advisor and approved by the Director of the Graduate Program).
  • 3 hours in statistic/biostatistics are required.
  • A culminating experience is required as approved by the student's committee (must register for at least 3 hours of NUTR 547 , NUTR 548 , or NUTR 549 ).
  • A written comprehensive examination is required for completion of the program.