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3099. Independent Study for Undergraduates

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open only to Dietetics majors, others by consent of the Director of Dietetics. (RG 2006)

Grading Basis: Graded

Designed primarily for students who wish to extend their knowledge in some specialized area in the field of dietetics. May be repeated for credit.

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3150. Medical Nutrition Therapy I

Also offered as: NUSC 3150

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MCB 2000; PNB 2264, 2265; NUSC 1165; open only to Dietetics majors and NUSC Didactic Program students: open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to the nutrition care process, nutrition assessment, planning of special diets and applications of medical nutrition therapy to selected disease states and conditions.

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3155. Clinical Dietetics Practicum I

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: MCB 2000; PNB 2264 and 2265; NUSC 1165; open only to Dietetics majors, others by consent of the Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Supervised practice experience in the health care setting.

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3215. Food Service Management Practicum I

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DIET 3150 and 3155; open only to Dietetics major, others by consent of Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Supervised practice experiences in food service settings.

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3230. Community Nutrition

Also offered as: NUSC 3230

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: NUSC 2200; open to Dietetic majors, NUSC majors, and AHS majors; open to juniors or higher, others by consent. Not open to students who have passed NUSC 3180 or 3267.

Grading Basis: Graded

Role of community structure, agencies, and resources in community health relating to nutrition.

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3231W. Writing for Community Nutrition Research

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: A "C" or better in DIET 3150, 3155; ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011; concurrent enrollment in DIET 3230; open only to Dietetics majors.

Grading Basis: Graded

Develops critical thinking skills through research and writing in community nutrition.

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3235. Community Nutition Practicum I

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DIET 3150 and 3155; open only to Dietetics major, others by consent of Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Supervised practice experiences in community agencies.

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3250. Medical Nutrition Therapy II

Also offered as: NUSC 3250

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: DIET 3150 or NUSC 3150; open only to Dietetics majors and NUSC Didactic Program students.

Grading Basis: Graded

Continuation of Medical Nutrition Therapy I. Further investigation of the interrelationships of physiology and biochemistry of disease and dietary intervention.

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3255. Clinical Dietetics Practicum II

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DIET 3150 and 3155; open only to Dietetics major, others by consent of Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Supervised practice experience in the health care setting.

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3272. Food Service Systems Management I

Also offered as: NUSC 3272

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: NUSC 2200; open only to junior or higher Dietetics and Nutritional Science majors. Recommended preparation: NUSC 3233, 3234. Cannot be taken for credit after passing NUSC 3270, 3273, 4270 or 4272.

Grading Basis: Graded

Quantity food procurement, preparation and distribution; recipe standardization and menu development; sanitation and safety; portion and quality control; systems approach and delivery systems.

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4095. Special Topics

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open only to Dietetics majors, others by consent of the Director of Dietetics. (RG 2006)

Grading Basis: Graded

Application of the scientific method of inquiry to planning, implementing, evaluating, and reporting a study of a problem related to dietetics. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic.

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4272. Food Service Systems Management II

Also offered as: NUSC 4272

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: DIET 3272 or NUSC 3272. Cannot be taken for credit after passing NUSC 4270.

Grading Basis: Graded

Institutional menu development; cost and budgeting; equipment layout and design; personnel management; marketing and merchandising; purchasing and inventory control.

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4350. Applied Medical Nutrition Therapy III

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DIET 3215, 3230, 3231, 3235, 3250, 3255 and 3272; open only to Dietetics majors, others by consent of the Dietetics Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Medical nutrition therapy for complex medical problems. Continuation of DIET 3250.

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4360. Contemporary Nutrition Practice

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DIET 3215, 3230, 3231, 3235, 3250, 3255 and 3272; open only to Dietetics majors, others by consent of the Dietetics Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Application of knowledge, skills, and competencies affecting contemporary nutrition practice in the clinical dietetics, food service management, and community nutrition settings.

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4365. Applied Dietetics Practicum

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Students must earn a "C" or better in DIET 3215, 3230, 3231W, 3235, 3250, 3255, 3272; open ony to Dietetics majors; others by consent of Dietetics Progrm Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Supervised practice experiences in the clinical dietetics, food service management, and community nutrition settings.

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4370. Advanced Nutrition for the Dietetics Practitioner

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: C or better in DIET 4272, 4350, 4360, and 4365; open to Dietetics majors, others by consent of Dietetics Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Relationship of nutrients to each other and to body function.

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4415. Food Service Management Practicum II

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: C or better in DIET 4272, 4350, 4360, and 4365; open to Dietetics majors, others by consent of Dietetics Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Application and synthesis of performance requirements in food service systems. -RST

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4435. Community Nutrition Practicum II

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DIET 4272, 4350, 4360 and 4365; open to Dietetics majors, others by consent of Dietetics Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Application and synthesis of performance requirements in community nutrition.

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4455. Clinical Dietetics Practicum III

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: C or better in DIET 4272, 4350, 4360, and 4365; open to Dietetics majors, others by consent of Dietetics Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Application and synthesis of performance requirements in clinical dietetics.

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4470. Seminar in Dietetics

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: C or better in DIET 4272, 4350, 4360, and 4365; open to Dietetics majors, others by consent of Dietetics Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Special problems and issues in dietetics. The management role in patient care, nutrition education, and the integration of nutrition and food service units.

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4475. Dietetics Research Practicum

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DIET 4272, 4350, 4360 and 4365; open to Dietetics majors, others by consent of Dietetics Program Director.

Grading Basis: Graded

Student defines objectives to extend knowledge in a specialized area of dietetics. Research project.

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4591. Dietetics Internship Practicum I

Zero credits

Prerequisites: Open only to students in the Dietetic Internship Program.

Grading Basis: Registered

Meets the performance requirements of the American Dietetic Association. Supervised practice experience in this course primarily in food service, long-term care, and community nutrition. Some lecture hours and discussion groups required.

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4691. Dietetics Internship Practicum II

Zero credits

Prerequisites: Open only to students in the Dietetic Internship Program.

Grading Basis: Registered

Meets the performance requirements of the American Dietetic Association. Supervised practice experience in this course primarily in research in dietetics, clinical dietetics, and ambulatory nutrition care. Some lecture hours and discussion groups required.

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4991. Dietetics Externship

6.00 credits

Prerequisites: Students must earn a "C" or better in DIET 4370 and 4470; open only to Dietetics majors.

Grading Basis: Graded

Culminating supervised practice experiences in application and synthesis of performance in clinical, community, food service or research; and practice experience in a specialty area of individual professional interest.

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