MS Curriculum – Entering Class 2015

MS Course Requirements in Nutritional Sciences

The following requirements reflect the curriculum for students who enrolled in the MS program in Autumn 2015 for reference and advising purposes.

To view the current requirements, please see the Current MS Curriculum.

Course

Name

Credits

Requirement

1st Autumn Credits: 13-14
BIOST 511 Biostatistics 4 All MS
EPI 511 Introduction to Epidemiology 4 All MS
NUTR 500 Graduate Seminar: Current Issues in Nutrition 1 All MS
NUTR 520 Nutrition and Metabolism I 3 All MS
NUTR 529A Nutrition Research Design (Part A) 1 All MS (529B required 2nd autumn)
NUTR 561A GCPD Seminar 1  GCPD only
1st Winter Credits: 8-12
NUTR 500 Graduate Seminar: Current Issues in Nutrition 1 All MS
NUTR 521 Nutrition and Metabolism II 3 All MS
NUTR 531 Public Health Nutrition 4 All MS
NUTR 513 Food and Society: Exploring Eating Behaviors in a Social, Environmental, and Policy Context 2 Required GCPD*;Elective for non-GCPD
NUTR 545 Food Safety and Health 3 Required GCPD*;Elective for non-GCPD
1st Spring Credits: 7-11
NUTR 522 Nutrition and Metabolism III 3 All MS
NUTR 562 Nutrition and Chronic Disease 4 All MS
NUTR 536 Nutrition Education Principles and Practice 2 Required GCPD; Elective for non-GCPD
NUTR 560 Nutritional Counseling for Chronic Disease 2 GCPD only
1st Summer – GCPD Only
Credits: 3
NUTR 564 Management of Nutrition Services 3 Required GCPD*; Elective for non-GCPD
Supervised Practice/Practice Experience (The timing of this rotation varies depending on the sites. It generally occurs in late August or early September.) 3 Weeks GCPD only
2nd Autumn Credits: 2-16
NUTR 529B Nutrition Research Design (Part B) 2 All MS (529A required 1st autumn)
NUTR 526 Maternal and Pediatric Nutrition 4 Required GCPD; Elective for non-GCPD
NUTR 559 Orientation to Clinical Dietetics Practice 3 GCPD only
NUTR 563 Nutrition in Acute Care 4 GCPD only
GCPD Students: Consider taking some thesis credits (NUTR 700) this quarter
2nd Winter/Spring/Summer – GCPD Only Credits: 30
NUTR 561** Supervised Practice/Practice Experience 10 per quarter GCPD only
MS Students are required to complete the following credits not tied to a specific quarter:
Credits: 13
NUTR 700 MS Thesis 9 All MS
Electives 4 All MS***

*GCPD students holding a DPD verification statement waive out of NUTR 545 and NUTR 564

** NUTR 561 – register through PCE (Professional and Continuing Education).

*** GCPD courses count toward the MS degree as electives.

+GCPD students holding a DPD verification statement waive out of NUTR 545 and NUTR 564