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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Jul 23, 2017
 
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition Major, MS


Requirements
Students may choose a thesis or non-thesis option in nutrition. Attendance of Nutrition NUTR 540  is required every semester.

Thesis Option
The program consists of a minimum of 33 hours with at least 16 hours of coursework in the department.

Non-Thesis Option
The program consists of a minimum of 36 hours with at least 20 hours of coursework in the department.

  • Nutrition science students must take NUTR 511 , NUTR 512 , NUTR 540 , (2 credits) attendance required every semester, NUTR 541 , and 3 hours of graduate level statistics.
  • Public health nutrition students must take NUTR 509 , NUTR 511 , NUTR 512 , NUTR 513 , NUTR 514 , NUTR 515 , NUTR 541 , a lifecycle nutrition course and PUBH 520 , PUBH 530 , PUBH 540 
  • 6 hours in one area outside the department are required. 
  • A minimum of 24 hours at the 500 and 600 level is required. 
  • A written comprehensive examination is required for completion of the program. For public health nutrition students, a written analytical block field experience paper is required also for completion of the program. Nutrition science students are also required to complete a culminating experience and written analytical paper for completion of the program.


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