New Offerings

Course Announcements

NTRN 439 Food Behavior: Physiological, Psychological and Environmental Determinants will now be offered during the fall instead of the spring.

New Nutrition Courses - Fall 2018

NTRN 200 Case Cooks: Ethnic Eats
No Prerequisites
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 300 Healthy Lifestyles as Preventative Medicine I
No Prerequisites
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 441 Human Lactation
Prerequisites: NTRN 363 or NTRN 433 or NTRN 401 or Requisites Not Met permission.
This course explores the complexities and importance of human milk and breastfeeding. Using lectures, group discussion, and experiential learning we will explore the following topics: nutrition and development in the breastfeeding infant/mother dyad; the physiology of breastfeeding; maternal and infant disease states and their effects on breastfeeding; common pathologies in breastfeeding; pharmacology and breastfeeding;psychological, social, and cultural issues and breastfeeding; clinical skills and techniques in advising the breastfeeding mother; public health,ethical, and legal issues in breastfeeding and breastfeeding advocacy; current research topics in breast milk and breastfeeding; and options for certification in lactation education.

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.

Course Number Course Description Credits
NTRN 201 Nutrition 3
NTRN 361 Energy Dysregulation: From Obesity to Anorexia 3
NTRN 362 Exercise Physiology and Macronutrient Metabolism 3
NTRN 363 Human Nutrition I 3
NTRN 388 Seminar in Sports Nutrition 3
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.

Course Number Course Description Credits
NTRN 201 Nutrition 3
NTRN 343 Dietary Patterns 3
Nine credits selected from the following 9
NTRN 300 Healthy Lifestyles as Preventive Medicine  
NTRN 328 Child Nutrition, Development of Health  
NTRN 341 Food Science  
NTRN 342 Food as Medicine: How what we eat influences how we feel, think, and our health status  
NTRN 351 Food Service Systems Management  
NTRN 360 Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis: Nutritional, Functional, Physical  
NTRN 361 Energy Dysregulation: From Obesity to Anorexia  
NTRN 362 Exercise Physiology and Macronutrient Metabolism  
NTRN 363 Human Nutrition I: Energy, Protein, Minerals  
NTRN 364 Human Nutrition II: Vitamins  
NTRN 365 Nutrition for the Prevention and Management of Disease: Pathophysiology  
NTRN 366 Nutrition for the Prevention and Management of Disease: Clinical Applications  
NTRN 367 Nutrition Strategies and Wellness Programming  
NTRN 388 Seminar in Sports Nutrition  
Total Units   15