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Nutrition (NUTR)

NUTR 100 (GHA) Contemporary Nutrition Concerns (1.5) Interpretation of nutrition principles in relation to contemporary problems in selecting a diet to promote a healthy lifestyle. Students who have received credit for NUTR 151 or NUTR 251 may not schedule this course.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

NUTR 111 (GH;US) (HIST 111) American Food System: History, Technology and Culture (3) A cultural analysis of the evolution of U.S. agricultural production and food consumption patterns, the food industry and food marketing.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

NUTR 115 Theory of Exercise and Nutrition for Weight Control (1) Nutrition application for responsible weight control.
Effective: Spring 2005
  Concurrent: ESACT 115

NUTR 119 Elementary Foods (3) Basic principles and fundamental processes underlying food preparation. For non-nutrition majors only.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

NUTR 170 Careers in Nutrition (1) Nutrition professionals describe career paths and opportunities for graduates in applied and science options; strategies for making effective career decisions.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

NUTR 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

NUTR 251 (GHA) Introductory Principles of Nutrition (3) The nutrients: food sources and physiological functions as related to human growth and well-being throughout life; current nutrition issues. Students who have passed NUTR 151 may not schedule this course.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

NUTR 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

NUTR 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

NUTR 298 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

NUTR 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

NUTR 320 Science and Methods of Food Preparation (3) Scientific principles of basic food preparation, with an emphasis on the physical and chemical aspects.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: NUTR 251, CHEM 202  

NUTR 358 Assessment of Nutritional Status (2) Introduction to purpose, methods, and scientific basis for assessment of nutritional status in total health care for individuals and groups.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NUTR 251  

NUTR 360 Disseminating Nutrition Information (3) Theory and practice of providing nutrition information across the lifespan. Open only to Health and Human Development majors.
Effective: Fall 2002
Prerequisite: NUTR 251  

NUTR 370 Professional Issues in Nutrition and Health Careers (1) Introduction to nutrition career decisions in context with current public health policy, industry, professional and consumer trends.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: 5th semester standing  

NUTR 371 Dietetic Internship Application Development (1) Provides Dietetic Option majors with techniques and information to specify and implement post-graduation educational and career plans in dietetics.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: senior standing in Nutritional Sciences or Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management   Concurrent: NUTR 370

NUTR 380 Leadership Principles in Nutrition Services (3) Issues impacting delivery of nutrition services in health care environments, including, health care systems, management theories, decisions making, and leadership.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: NUTR 100 orNUTR 251  

NUTR 386 Managing Quality in Food and Nutrition Services (3) Application and integration of management theory to quality attainment in food and nutrition services.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HM 329   Concurrent: HRIM 330

NUTR 391 Introduction to Professional Nutrition Experience (1) Provides dietetics students with an introduction to the skills necessary to obtain and complete an advanced field experience in nutrition.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: sophomore or junior standing in Nutritional Sciences Dietetics option  

NUTR 395 Nutrition Field Experience (1-6) Supervised off-campus, non-group instruction including individual field experiences, practicums or internships. Written and oral critique of activity is required.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: NUTR 251 ; fourth-semester standing  

NUTR 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

NUTR 400 Introduction to Nutrition Counseling (1) No description.
Effective: Fall 1998
Prerequisite: NUTR 358 . Prerequisite or concurrent:NUTR 446  

NUTR 407 Nutrition for Exercise and Sports (3) Interactions between nutrition, food selection, and timing of eating as they apply to exercise training and recreational physical activity.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: NUTR 251  

NUTR 421 (US;IL) Food Culture and Health Trends (3) Social-political, historic, and geographic roots of food patterns, featuring specific cuisine areas and nutritional disease patterns; includes foods laboratory.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: NUTR 119 orNUTR 320;NUTR 251  

NUTR 425 (IL) Global Nutrition Problems: Health, Science, and Ethics (3) Examines causes of malnutrition and health problems in low-income countries; explores international cultures and ethical issues related to hunger.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: NUTR 251  

NUTR 430 (IL) (S T S 430) Global Food Strategies: Problems and Prospects for Reducing World Hunger (3) Technological, social, and political solutions to providing basic food needs; food resources, population, and the environment; current issues.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

NUTR 445 Nutrient Metabolism I (3) Nutrients, their sources, metabolism, interrelationships and requirements with focus on carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: B M B 211, BIOL 141, NUTR 251  

NUTR 446 Nutrient Metabolism II (3) Continuation of NUTR 445; nutrients, their sources, metabolism, inter- relationships and requirements with focus on vitamins and minerals.
Effective: Summer 1994
Prerequisite: NUTR 445  

NUTR 451 Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle (3) Application of basic principles of nutrition to nutritional and physiological needs throughout the life cycle from prenatal to aging.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: NUTR 358, NUTR 445 . Prerequisite or concurrent:NUTR 446  

NUTR 452 Nutritional Aspects of Disease (3) Disturbances in metabolism related to human disease processes; principles of nutrition in therapy.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: NUTR 446  

NUTR 453 Diet in Disease (3) Nutrient and energy controlled diet programs. Implications for nutrition counseling and education.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: or concurrent:NUTR 452  

NUTR 456 (US) Community Nutrition (3) Programs and policies of nutrition-related activities of community agencies; factors pertinent to nutrition education; relationship of cultural and social identity to foods and nutrition.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: NUTR 251  

NUTR 490W Nutrition Seminar (3) Use of selected materials from the scientific literature to prepare a term paper and an oral report.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: or concurrent:NUTR 452  

NUTR 494H Senior Honors Thesis (1-6) Independent study related to a student's interests directed by a faculty supervisor and culminating in the production of a thesis.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: approval of honors thesis advisor  

NUTR 495 Advanced Field Experience in Nutrition (1-6) Supervised off-campus, non-group instruction including individual field experiences, practicums or internships. Written and oral critique of activity is required.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: NUTR 456  

NUTR 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

NUTR 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

NUTR 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

NUTR 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

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