2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition Major, MS


Requirements

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

Thesis Option

Public Health Nutrition concentration

  • Public health nutrition students must take NUTR 509 NUTR 515 , NUTR 522 , NUTR 524 , NUTR 543 , NUTR 626 , and at least 6 additional credits of graduate course work in NUTR (exclusive of thesis), as identified by faculty advisor and approved by the Director of the Public Health Nutrition Graduate Program.
  • PUBH 520 , PUBH 530 , and PUBH 540 .
  • 6 credit hours of NUTR 500 .
  • An oral comprehensive examination is required upon completion of the thesis.
     

Cellular and Molecular Nutrition concentration

  • Cellular and molecular nutrition students must take NUTR 511 , NUTR 512 , NUTR 543 NUTR 621 NUTR 626  and 2 credit hours of NUTR 549 .
  • 3 credit hours of graduate-level statistics, BCMB 440 , LFSC 520  and an additional 3 credits of graduate course work outside the NUTR department, as identified by faculty advisor and approved by the Departmental Director of Graduate Studies. Appropriate substitutions for BCMB 440  or LFSC 520 , if required, must be approved by the Departmental Director of Graduate Studies.
  • 6 credit hours of NUTR 500 .
  • An oral comprehensive examination is required upon completion of the thesis.
     

Non-Thesis Option

Public Health Nutrition concentration

  • Public health nutrition students must take NUTR 509 NUTR 515 NUTR 519 , NUTR 522 NUTR 524 NUTR 543 NUTR 626  and at least 6 additional credits of graduate course work in NUTR, as identified by faculty advisor and approved by the Director of the Public Health Nutrition Graduate Program.
  • PUBH 520 , PUBH 530 , and PUBH 540 .
  • 3 graduate credit hours in social/behavioral science or education electives are required.
  • A written comprehensive examination is required for completion of the program.
  • A culminating experience is required. This culminating experience will be fulfilled upon successful completion of NUTR 519 .
     

Cellular and Molecular Nutrition concentration

  • Cellular and molecular nutrition students must take NUTR 511 , NUTR 512 , NUTR 543 , NUTR 549  (for 3 credit hours), NUTR 626 , and either NUTR 618  or NUTR 621 .
  • 3 credit hours of graduate-level statistics, BCMB 440 , LFSC 520  and an additional 3 credit hour graduate course outside the NUTR department, as identified by faculty advisor and approved by the Departmental Director of Graduate Studies. Appropriate substitutions for BCMB 440  or LFSC 520 , if required, must be approved by the Departmental Director of Graduate Studies.
  • 3 additional credit hours in graduate-level electives.
  • A culminating experience is required as approved by the student’s committee (must register for at least 3 credit hours of NUTR 548 ).
  • A written comprehensive examination is required for completion of the program.