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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Course Listing Nutritional Sciences 709  

Nutritional Sciences 709
11:709:102 Careers in Nutrition (1) Introduction to career opportunities in nutritional sciences.
11:709:201 Culinary Nutrition (3) Nutritional needs of the family. Consumer aspects of food selection and meal preparation.
11:709:202 Laboratory for Culinary Nutrition (1) Application of knowledge of food composition and nutritive values to food preparation. Pre- or corequisite: 11:709:201. White lab coat required.
11:709:226 Nutrition for the Developing Child (3) Concepts of food and nutrition as applied to the growth and development of the young child.
Laboratory included.
11:709:235 Introduction to Sports Nutrition (3) An introduction to nutrition for health and athletic performance. This course addresses the process for developing a nutritionally appropriate meal plan for exercise and training.
11:709:255 Nutrition and Health (3) Introductory nutrition. Nutrients and their functions in the human body throughout the life cycle.
11:709:296 Honors Seminar (3) The topic for each semester addresses current issues from the perspectives of the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Prerequisite: Open only to honors students (SEBS Honors Program, SAS Honors Program, and Honors College) or by permission of instructor. 
11:709:323 Nutrition for the Child in the Family and Community (3) Nutrition as applied to the young child, in the context of family dynamics, community resources, and government programs. Laboratory included.
11:709:344 Quantity Food Production (3) Planning and organization of work, menus, preparation, and service of food for mass feeding. Lec./lab. Prerequisites: 11:709:201,202. White lab coat required.
11:709:345 Nutrition through the Life Span (2) Human nutrition across the life span from a biological perspective. Prerequisite: 11:709:255.
11:709:352 Nutrition and Behavior (3) The bidirectional relationship between nutrition and behavior, with emphasis on behavioral and social sciences research strategies. Prerequisite: 11:709:255.
11:709:363 World Food Customs and Nutrition (3) Food patterns, food customs, and nutritional status of peoples from various racial, regional, and religious backgrounds of the world. Open only to juniors and seniors.
11:709:364 Nutrition and Health in Developing Countries (3) Causes of nutritional problems in the world, such as undernutrition, vitamin deficiencies, and obesity, with an emphasis on developing countries.
Prerequisite: 11:709:255 or by permission.
11:709:400 Advanced Nutrition I: Regulation of Macronutrient Metabolism (3) Comprehensive study of regulation of carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism at cellular and organismal levels. Integration of metabolism by hormones, diet, and pathophysiological states. Prerequisites: 01:694:301 or 11:115:403,404 or 01:694:407,408. All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
11:709:401 Advanced Nutrition II: Energy and Micronutrient Metabolism (3) Intensive study of body composition and energy expenditure. Biological function, requirements, and pathological aspects of vitamins and minerals. Prerequisites: 01:694:301 or 11:115:403,404 or 01:694:407,408. All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
11:709:402 Readings in Advanced Nutrition I (1) Discussion of problems set by instructors of Advanced Nutrition I to develop understanding of the topics covered. Corequisite: 11:709:400.
11:709:403 Readings in Advanced Nutrition II (1) Discussion of problems set by instructors of Advanced Nutrition II to develop understanding of the topics covered. Corequisite: 11:709:401.
11:709:405 Professional Issues in Dietetics (P/NC) Trends in the field of dietetics and the effects of legislative, health care, marketing, and entrepreneurial issues on the profession. Open only to seniors.
11:709:427 Obesity: Biology, Behavior, and Management (3) The causes of human obesity, trends in its prevalence, and how it is influenced by biology, society, and public policy. Prerequisite: 11:709:255. Only open to juniors and seniors.
11:709:440 Contemporary Issues in Nutritional Sciences (1-3) Investigations of recent trends and issues in nutrition and development. Prerequisite: Open only to junior and senior majors; others by permission of instructor.
11:709:441 Community Nutrition (3) The teaching, science, and philosophy of community nutrition and the programs and agencies designed to improve the nutritional status of various populations. Two 80-min. lecs., one 55-min. rec. Prerequisites: 11:709:202, 255. Seniors only or by permission.
11:709:442 Nutrition Communication (3) Assessing client needs; identifying relevant nutrition concepts; application of educational principles, techniques, and evaluation strategies for nutrition educators operating in a variety of settings. Applied nutrition education experience. Prerequisites: 11:709:201, 202, 255, 441; or permission of instructor. Corequisite: 11:709:499.
11:709:443 Methods in Sensory Analysis (3) The psychology, nutritional physiology, and molecular biology of taste and smell, emphasizing methods used by food industry to measure and modify sensory properties of foods. Prerequisites: 11:709:201 and 255.
11:709:444 Management of Food Service Systems (3) Purchasing policies as related to food equipment in the food service industry; study of quantity kitchen layout; systems approach to resource management and financial control. Field trip fee. Prerequisite: 11:709:344.
11:709:445 Problem Solving with Food, Nutrition, and Business Information (3) Teamwork is used to solve actual problems encountered by industry partners using information resources. Prerequisite: Either 11:709:255, 11:400:201, or 11:373:121. Cross-listed as junior/senior colloquium.
11:709:475 Nutrition and Fitness (3) Interactions between nutrition and exercise are examined by integrating metabolism and physiology concepts in the context of recreational physical fitness training. Topics include fluid, macronutrient, and micronutrient requirements for sport and the specific roles that carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals play in fueling the body for exercise. Additional topics include nutritional concerns of athletes and dietary supplements. Prerequisites: 01:119:115-116 and 11:709:255. Open only to juniors and seniors. Credit not given for this course and 01:377:475.
11:709:481 Seminar in Nutrition (1.5) Review of nutrition journals, critical reading in topics in the history of nutrition, and specific nutrition problems of current interest.
11:709:489 Experimental Foods (4) Physical, chemical, sensory, and enzymatic properties of foods; laboratory investigation of effects of alteration in preparation on quality and acceptability. Lec./lab. Prerequisites: 11:709:202 and 01:160:209 or 308 and 01:960:211 or 401. White lab coat required.
11:709:493,494 Research in Nutrition (BA,BA) Special problems in the field of nutrition. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
11:709:498 Nutrition and Disease (3) Nutritional aspects and dietary treatments of diseases in which nutrition plays a major role. Prerequisite: 11:709:400 or 401.
11:709:499 Nutrition Counseling (1) Application of scientific knowledge to actual case studies. Techniques for effective nutrition counseling. Pre- or corequisite: 11:709:442.
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