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New Offerings

New Offerings

New Nutrition Courses - Spring 2018

NTRN 200 Case Cooks: Ethnic Eats
No Pre-requisites
This half-semester cooking class focuses on exploring cultural diversity in a way that everyone can relate to while also incorporating healthy, simple, budget friendly cooking skills. Course is geared towards the beginner skill level.

NTRN 338 Dietary Supplements
Junior or Senior Standing and Instructor Approval
An examination of dietary supplements specific to health promotion and disease prevention/treatment throughout the life cycle.

NTRN 300 Healthy Lifestyles as Preventative Medicine I
No Pre-requisites
This course will focus on learning the key components of these healthy lifestyle principles and developing the skills necessary to practice and advocate a healthy lifestyle.

NTRN 359 Diabetes Prevention and Management
NTRN 201 and Junior or Senior Standing
In this course, we will explore the diabetes epidemic, its effects on the healthcare system, and strategies for prevention.

NTRN 361 Energy Dysregulation: From Obesity to Anorexia
NTRN 201
Energy imbalance and the implications on health will be explored in this course.

NTRN 388 Seminar in Sports Nutrition
Junior or Senior Standing
Study of energy and nutrient needs to support recreational exercise and competitive athletics, dietary supplements and specific foods and beverages that are marketed to athletes, and how nutrition can provide optimal muscle development, recovery and sports performance.

NTRN 341 Food as Medicine
NTRN 201 or Instructor Approval
This course will discuss key aspects of the interplay between food and health/wellness and in particular food synergy - interactions among dietary components and the effects on health

New UNDERGRAD Offerings in NUTRITION

Minor in Sports Nutrition

Nutrition majors are eligible for this minor BUT no more than 2 courses (6 credits) may count towards both the major and the minor. 

NTRN 201 

Nutrition  (Fall, Spring)

NTRN 361 

Energy Dysregulation: From Obesity to Anorexia (Spring)

NTRN 362 

Exercise Physiology and Macronutrient Metabolism     (Fall and summer)

NTRN 388 

Seminar in Sports Nutrition  (Spring)

 

One NTRN elective at 300 level

Total Units 

 

15 

Minor in Nutrition

Nutrition majors are not eligible for this minor. Non Nutrition majors may only take one minor: either Minor in Nutrition or Minor in Sports Nutrition. 

NTRN 201 

Nutrition (Fall, Spring)

NTRN 328 

Child Nutrition, Development and Health (Fall)

NTRN 342 

Food Science (Fall)

NTRN 343 

Dietary Patterns (Spring)

 

One NTRN elective at 300 level

Total Units 

 

15