PhD in Nutrition Curriculum

Plan of Study First Year

Course Number Course Description Fall Spring Summer
CBIO 453 Cell Biology I 4 - -
NTRN 551 Seminar in Advanced Nutrition 1 - -
BSTP 400

or MSTP 400

or NTRN 601
Research Rotation in Biomedical Sciences
Training Program
Research Rotation in Medical Scientist
Training Program
Special Problems
0 - -
CBIO 455 Molecular Biology 4 - -
NTRN 434 Advanced Human Nutrition II - 3 -
NTRN 551 Seminar in Advanced Nutrition - 1 -
NTRN 454
or NTRN 455
Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism: Investigative Methods
Molecular Nutrition
- 3 -
NTRN 561 Investigative Methods in Nutrition - 1-4 -
NTRN 601 Special Problems - 1-9 -
IBMS 500 On Being a Professional Scientist: The Responsible
Conduct of Research
- - 1
Year Total:   9 9-20 1

 

Second Year

Course Number Course Description Fall Spring Summer
NTRN 433 Advanced Human Nutrition I 
NTRN 452 Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism  -
NTRN 551 Seminar in Advanced Nutrition
NTRN 561 Investigative Methods in Nutrition 1-4 - -
NTRN 601 Special Problems 1-9 - -
NTRN 551 Seminar in Advanced Nutrition - 1 -
Elective (2 Courses) Electives: 2 Courses - Any NTRN 400 and/or 
graduate course in SOM basic science departments
- 6 -
NTRN 561 Investigative Methods in Nutrition - 1-4 -
NTRN 601 Special Problems - 1-9 -
NTRN 701 Dissertation PhD - - 1-9
Year Total:   10-21 9-20 1-9

 

Third Year

Course Number Course Description Fall Spring Summer
NTRN 551 Seminar in Advanced Nutrition 1 - -
NTRN 701 Dissertation PhD 1-9 - -
NTRN 551 Seminar in Advanced Nutrition - 1 -
NTRN 701 Dissertation PhD - 1-9 -
Year Total:   2-10 2-10 -

 

Total Units in Sequence: 43-100

 

After the third year, student enrolls in one credit of NTRN 701 Dissertation PhD each fall and spring semester until graduation.