for the Degree (from the Graduate Catalog)
A minimum of 32 credits at the graduate level is required, 6 of which
are thesis-related and 14-17 credits in the Department of Health, Nutrition and
Exercise Sciences (2 seminar credits and 12-15 course credits). The remaining
credits are obtained through courses in related areas such as chemistry,
biology, statistics/experimental design, food science, physical
education, psychology, sociology, anthropology, communication, etc.
Selection of these courses will depend in part on the specific needs of
the student and on the studentís professional or research interests.
Core course requirements include: NTDT 611 (Advanced Nutrition), a
graduate level biochemistry course, and a graduate level course in
statistics/experimental design. Degree completion also requires: 1)
presentation of thesis research results in seminar format to the
departmental faculty, 2) submission of manuscript draft for publication,
and 3) satisfactory performance on the final oral examination.
A minimum of 32 credits at the graduate level is
required, including 17 credits in the Department of Nutrition and
Dietetics and a 3 credit scholarly project. The remaining 15 credits are
obtained through non-departmental courses in related areas. Degree
completion also requires satisfactory performance on a written
comprehensive examination and presentation of scholarly project at a