Curriculum

Curriculum Outline
Students entering the PhD program with a BS or MS Degree from Nutrition or other Biological Sciences must have completed basic core background courses in biochemistry, physiology and nutrition.  Course requirements are based on recommendations of the students’ academic advisory committee. See a detailed list of courses

Courses to be completed by all PhD students

DN 834 Methods of Research in Nutrition (3)

Statistics: One (1) course selection from:
HP&M 874: Health Care Statistics (3), or,
BIOS 804 Principles of Statistics in Public Health (3)

DN 894 Advanced Macronutrients and Integrated Metabolism (3)

DN 895 Advanced Macronutrients and Integrated Metabolism (3)

DN 896 Advance Micronutrients and Integrated Metabolism (3)

DN 900 Techniques in Nutrition Research (3)

DN 901 Graduate Seminar in Nutrition (1 x 2 courses)

DN 980 Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics of Human Nutrition (3)

BIOS 720 Analysis of Variance (3)

CLS 742 Scientific Writing (1)

GSMC 856 Introduction to Research Ethics (1)
   or H&PM 902 Ethics and the Research Scientist (1)

DN 990: Doctoral Research (1-9) with minimum 10 cr
DN 999 Dissertation (1-6 cr)

Elective courses required by the student’s research committee are dependent upon the student’s area of research concentration. The total elective hours can vary according to needs.

ESTIMATED TOTAL HOURS FOR PHD DEGREE COMPLETION AFTER BACHELOR'S DEGREE IS 45 – 60 CR HOURS DEPENDING ON CRITERIA SET BY STUDENTS COMMITTEE

Last modified: Jul 18, 2013
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