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Top NUTR 104 ORIENTATION TO THE NUTRITION MAJOR (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Discuss and explore the academic and professional requirements for successful entry into professional careers in dietetics, foodservice systems management, and human nutrition sciences majors. Identify professional resources, career opportunities, markets and trends in these OSU Nutrition major options. Graded P/N.

Top NUTR 199 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 216 FOOD IN NON-WESTERN CULTURE (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Cultural determinants influencing food habits of humans. Interrelation of eating patterns and socio-cultural, ecological, psychological and economic factors in cross-cultural settings. Roles of men and women in food provision. Lec/rec. (Bacc Core Course)

Top NUTR 225 GENERAL HUMAN NUTRITION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
The relationship of food, its nutrients and other components to the promotion of health and fitness with emphasis on the young adult. Current health concerns on a national and international level. This course is for non-majors; NES majors and those in the health sciences should take NUTR 240.

Top NUTR 235 SCIENCE OF FOODS (5)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Composition, functional properties, and structure of foods, including modified ingredients. Principles underlying preparation of food products of standard quality. Lec/lab. PREREQS: (CH 123 [C-] or CH 223 [C-] or ( (CH 263 [C-] or CH 263H [C-] or CH 273 [C-] ) and (CH 233 [C-] or CH 233H [C-] ) ) )

Top NUTR 240 HUMAN NUTRITION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
An introductory nutrition course for exercise science, nutrition, dietetics, food science, and health science majors who have taken general chemistry. Concepts of nutrient metabolism and utilization, nutrient deficiencies and toxicities and their relationship to disease prevention and treatment. PREREQS: (CH 121 [C-] or CH 224H [C-] or (CH 221 [C-] or CH 231 [C-] or CH 231H [C-] ) ) and may be taken concurrently with NUTR 241.

Top NUTR 241 APPLICATIONS IN HUMAN NUTRITION (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Application of nutrition theory from NUTR 240 using a dietary project and hands-on recitation activities. A key focus of the course will be on applying nutrition theory. Rec. PREREQS: NUTR 240* [C-]

Top NUTR 299 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 306 PROJECTS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 36 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top NUTR 307 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 311 FOODSERVICE PRODUCTION AND PURCHASING (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Food production, purchasing, facility and materials management in foodservice operations. Quantity production styles, safety and sanitation, service methods and equipment. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: NUTR 235 [C-]

Top NUTR 312 ISSUES IN NUTRITION AND HEALTH (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Impact of nutrition as one component of complex environmental, behavioral, social, and genetic factors significant to health promotion. Apply scientific knowledge to current health issues of changing dietary patterns, technological development in food products and nutrition controversies. Recognize economic and public policy implications. Lec/rec. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: (NUTR 225 [C-] or NUTR 240 [C-] ) and completion of science requirement in baccalaureate core.

Top NUTR 319 PROMOTING FOOD AND NUTRITION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Strategies in promoting products, services or ideas; negotiating, advertising, public policy, consumer service, social marketing, market research, trends and strategies. Lec/lab. PREREQS: (NUTR 240 [C-] and NUTR 241 [C-] )

Top NUTR 325 NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Nutritional needs and concerns in pregnancy and lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adult and later years. PREREQS: ( (NUTR 240 [C-] or NUTR 225 [C-] ) and NUTR 241 [C-] ) and /or equivalent, junior standing recommended.

Top NUTR 341 NUTRITION FOR EXERCISE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Review the interrelationship between nutrition and exercise, including macronutrient, micronutrient and fluid needs for active individuals. CROSSLISTED as EXSS 341, KIN 341. PREREQS: (KIN 324 [C-] or EXSS 324 [C-] ) and NUTR 240 [C-]

Top NUTR 399 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 401 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 403 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top NUTR 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 406 SPECIAL PROBLEMS; PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 407 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 408 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 409 PRACTICUM (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 410 FIELD EXPERIENCE (3-15)  Offered in current or future terms
Supervised work experience with professional-level responsibilities in community agency or business firm. Supplementary conferences, readings, reports. Supervised by agency/firm and instructor. For advanced students. Applications made and approved term preceding enrollment. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 50 credits.

Top NUTR 416 CULTURAL ASPECTS OF FOODS (3)  WIC Core Course
Regional, ethnic, and religious influences on food patterns; worldwide trends in food practices. Laboratory experience with foods from several cultures. Lec/lab. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: NUTR 235 [C-]

Top NUTR 417 HUMAN NUTRITION SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Application of biochemistry and physiology to nutrition of the individual. PREREQS: BB 350 [C-] and /or equivalent courses and one physiology course.

Top NUTR 418 HUMAN NUTRITION SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Application of biochemistry and physiology to nutrition of the individual. PREREQS: NUTR 417 [C-] and biochemistry, physiology.

Top NUTR 423 COMMUNITY NUTRITION (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Meeting nutritional needs in community settings; nutritional status of individuals and groups; programs of public and private agencies and industry; intervention techniques. Roles of community nutritionist. PREREQS: NUTR 325 [C-]

Top NUTR 430 MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles and practices related to implementation and documentation of the nutrition care process in dietetics. Diet-related conditions are addressed during the three-course sequence using lecture, case studies and assessment recitation sessions. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: (BB 350 [C-] or (BB 450 [C-] and BB 451 [C-] ) ) and ( (BI 233 [C-] and BI 243 [C-] ) or (Z 333 [C-] and Z 343 [C-] ) ) and NUTR 417* [C-] and NUTR 439 [C-]

Top NUTR 431 MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY 2 (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles and practices related to implementation and documentation of the nutrition care process in dietetics. Diet-related conditions are addressed during the three-course sequence using lecture, case studies and assessment recitation sessions. PREREQS: NUTR 430 [C-]

Top NUTR 432 MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY 3 (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles and practices related to implementation and documentation of the nutrition care process in dietetics. Diet-related conditions are addressed during the three-course sequence using lecture, case studies and assessment recitation sessions. PREREQS: NUTR 431 [C-]

Top NUTR 439 COMMUNICATIONS IN DIETETICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
Theory and practice in food and nutrition communications in dietetics. Experience in nutritional counseling and interviewing, employee training and nutritional education materials development, public speaking, and media presentation strategies. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: NUTR 325 [C-]

Top NUTR 446 MANAGING FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICES (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Overview of organizational structure, functions of managers in food and nutrition service organizations: human and financial resources, regulatory influences, health care organizations, current issues in operations. Lec/rec. PREREQS: NUTR 311 [C-]

Top NUTR 447 MANAGEMENT OF FOOD SYSTEMS LABORATORY (3)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Application of theory in managing a university food service as part of a student team: planning, production, projecting resource needs, evaluation of outcomes and financial goals. PREREQS: NUTR 446 or NUTR 546

Top NUTR 499 SPECIAL TOPICS IN DIETETICS (2-6) 
Current issues, trends, and topics in nutrition and dietetics. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top NUTR 501 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 502 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 503 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top NUTR 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 506 SPECIAL PROBLEMS; PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 507 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
1 credit graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 508 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 509 PRACTICUM (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 510 FIELD EXPERIENCE: INTERNSHIP (1-16) 
Supervised work experience with professional-level responsibilities in community agency or business firm. Supplementary conferences, readings, reports. Supervised by agency/firm and instructor. Limited to students admitted to degree program. Application made and approved in the term preceding enrollment. No more than 6 credits may be applied to a master's degree program. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.

Top NUTR 514 HEALTH BENEFITS OF FUNCT FOODS, NUTRACEUT, DIETARY SUPPLEMEN (3) 
Functional foods, nutraceuticals and dietary supplements represent a rapidly expanding segment of domestic and international markets. This course will overview the principles and procedures necessary to evaluate and market these products. The chemistry and mechanisms of major nutraceutical ingredient categories and current scientific information supporting their biochemical and physiological efficacy will be addressed. Special dietary products, such as medical, weight control, sport, and herbal supplements, will be addressed. Regulatory aspects of labeling and structure-function claims will be covered. CROSSLISTED as FST 514. PREREQS: BB 350 and CH 332

Top NUTR 516 CULTURAL ASPECTS OF FOODS (3) 
Regional, ethnic, and religious influences on food patterns; worldwide trends in food practices. Laboratory experience with foods from several cultures. Lec/lab. PREREQS: NUTR 235

Top NUTR 517 HUMAN NUTRITION SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Application of biochemistry and physiology to nutrition of the individual. PREREQS: BB 350 or equivalent courses and one physiology course.

Top NUTR 518 HUMAN NUTRITION SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Application of biochemistry and physiology to nutrition of the individual. PREREQS: NUTR 517 [C] and biochemistry, physiology.

Top NUTR 523 COMMUNITY NUTRITION (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Meeting nutritional needs in community settings; nutritional status of individuals and groups; programs of public and private agencies and industry; intervention techniques. Roles of community nutritionist. PREREQS: NUTR 325

Top NUTR 530 MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles and practices related to implementation and documentation of the nutrition care process in dietetics. Diet-related conditions are addressed during the three-course sequence using lecture, case studies and assessment recitation sessions. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: BB 350 and BI 233 and BI 243 and NUTR 417* and NUTR 439

Top NUTR 531 MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY 2 (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles and practices related to implementation and documentation of the nutrition care process in dietetics. Diet-related conditions are addressed during the three-course sequence using lecture, case studies and assessment recitation sessions. PREREQS: NUTR 430

Top NUTR 532 MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY 3 (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles and practices related to implementation and documentation of the nutrition care process in dietetics. Diet-related conditions addressed during the three-course sequence using lecture, case studies and assessment recitation sessions. PREREQS: NUTR 431

Top NUTR 535 NUTRITION AND EXERCISE: MACRONUTRIENTS AND ENERGY METABOLISM (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Current research examining the interrelationship of macronutrients and exercise and energy balance will be reviewed, including their roles in health, disease prevention and exercise performance. PREREQS: NUTR 517 or KIN 533 or equivalent.

Top NUTR 539 COMMUNICATIONS IN DIETETICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Theory and practice of food and nutrition communications in dietetics. Experience in nutritional counseling and interviewing, employee training and nutritional education materials development, public speaking, and media presentation strategies. PREREQS: NUTR 325

Top NUTR 546 FOODSERVICE ORGANIZATIONS (3) 
Overview of organizational structure, functions of managers in foodservice organizations: human resources, regulatory influences, health care organizations, current issues in operations. Lec/rec. PREREQS: NUTR 311 and NUTR 445

Top NUTR 550 NUTRITIONAL STATUS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Research studies with emphasis on estimation of nutrient intake and assessment of nutritional status, including biochemical, clinical, epidemiological and anthropometric measures. Interpretation of status indicators. PREREQS: NUTR 418 or NUTR 518

Top NUTR 599 SPECIAL TOPICS IN NUTRITION (3-6)  Offered in current or future terms
Current issues, trends, and topics in nutrition and health. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 18 credits.

Top NUTR 601 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 602 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16) 
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 603 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top NUTR 605 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 607 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 609 PRACTICUM (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 610 INTERNSHIP (1-16) 
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top NUTR 617 ADVANCED MACRONUTRIENT METABOLISM (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Focuses on human macronutrient metabolism. Macronutrient topics include water, carbohydrate, lipid, amino acid/protein, lipid and carbohydrate and energy metabolism. Emphasis is placed on the integration of metabolism at the molecular, biochemical and physiological level. Moreover, the class examines contemporary issues relevant to macronutrient metabolism and human disease. Offered even years in spring term. PREREQS: NUTR 418 or NUTR 518

Top NUTR 618 ADVANCED MICRONUTRIENT METABOLISM (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Focus is on human micronutrient metabolism. Topics include micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), phytochemicals and mammalian metabolism. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of micronutrient/phytochemical metabolism at the molecular, biochemical and physiological level. Moreover, the class examines contemporary issues relevant to micronutrient/phytochemical metabolism and human disease. PREREQS: NUTR 418 or NUTR 518. Each student is expected to have a basic knowledge of the biochemistry and physiology. As such, graduate level courses in biochemistry and physiology are highly recommended.

Top NUTR 699 SPECIAL TOPICS IN NUTRITION RESEARCH (3-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Current issues, trends, and topics in nutrition research. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.



 
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