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Department of Health and Sport Sciences
Richard Bloomer, Ph.D., Chair
Room 106, Elma Neal Roane Fieldhouse

In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics courses: 
NUTR 4001-06. Special Topics in Nutrition. (3). May be repeated with change of topic. See online class listings for topic.

NUTR 2102 - Intro to Dietetics (2)
Preparation for a dietetics career; history, trends, future practice; professional ethics. academic process, practitioner roles. career opportunities.

NUTR 2202 - Nutrition (3)
Introductory study of nutrients; nutrient requirements throughout the life span; applied dietary analysis.

NUTR 2302 - Introduction to Foods (3)
Scientific principles of food preparation, culinary techniques, menu planning emphasizing cultural ethnic foods; food safety, food sanitation, computerized nutrient analysis of foods. COREQUISITE: NUTR 2303.

NUTR 2303 - Intro to Foods Laboratory (1)
Laboratory applications related to scientific principles of food preparation. Three laboratory hours per week. COREQUISITE: NUTR 2302.

NUTR 3002 - Advanced Human Metabolism I (3)
In-depth study of energy nutrients;generation, storage, and metabolism of energy nutrients; biochemical functions applied to dietetics. PREREQUISITE: NUTR 2202, BIOL 2010/2011, 2020/2021, CHEM 1110/1111, CHEM 1120/1121.

NUTR 3202 - Nutrition/Health Care (3)
Nutrition applications for health promotion and treatment of selected disease conditions. Required for admission to the Loewenberg School of Nursing at the University of Memphis. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 2010/2011, 2020/2021.

NUTR 3502 - Adv Foods/Food Systems (3)
Food systems management applications; procurement, production, and menu planning for groups; legislation and environmental issues; institutional equipment and design; human resource management; Serv-Safe preparation. PREREQUISITE: NUTR 2302, ACCT 2010, general education math.

NUTR 4000 - Senior Seminar in Dietetics (1)
Preparation for a dietetics career; professional ethics, practitioner roles, career opportunities. Students will practice interviewing skills, prepare an electronic professional portfolio, and prepare a professional application for dietetic internship, graduate school, or professional position.

NUTR 4102 - Medical Nutrition Therapy I (3)
Nutrition care process; nutrition assessment techniques; medical terminology and nutritional pharmacology; nutrition modalities for health promotion and selected conditions. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 2010/2011, BIOL 2020/2021, NUTR 2202, 3002 or permission of instructor.

NUTR 4112 - Medical Nutrition Therapy II (3)
Nutrition care process and pathophysiology for selected conditions; alternative nutrition therapies. PREREQUISITE: NUTR 4102.

NUTR 4212 - Reading/Food/Nutrition (1-3)
PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.

NUTR 4322 - Adv Food/Beverage Mgmt (3)
(Same as HPRM 4322). Foundations of managing restaurants and associated beverage operations; planning and control procedures, human resources management, customer service, marketing strategies, emerging technologies; relationship between food and beverage operations and overall hospitality organization. PREREQUISITE: NUTR 2302, MGMT 3110, MKTG 3010, or permission of instructor.

NUTR 4332 - Purc/Financl Mgmt/Food System (3)
Problem solving related to food and beverage purchasing decisions; budgeting for food services; managerial finance, productivity indicators. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 2010, NUTR 3502, and completion of University General Education Program MATH requirement.

NUTR 4602 - Community Nutrition (3)
Nutritional issues of diverse community groups; nutrition education skill development; community nutrition resources. program design, and public policy. PREREQUISITE: NUTR 2202, or permission of instructor.

NUTR 4605 - Internship in Nutrition (3)
Culminating experience allowing students the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and skills in an appropriate professional setting. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor. (S/U)

NUTR 4702 - Food Production Internship (3)
Supervised field experience in the field of food production management; preparation for ServSafe, a food safety and sanitation certification.

NUTR 4722 - Catering Internship (3)
Supervised field experience in the field of catering.

NUTR 4802 - Experimental Foods (3)
Technology related to chemical properties of foods and the development of new food products. Critical thinking and problem solving skills used in the preparation and evaluation of food products. Two lecture hours, two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: NUTR 2302, CHEM 3310, EDPR 4541, or permission of instructor.

NUTR 4803 - Experimental Foods Laboratory (1)
Laboratory applications related to development of new food products.

NUTR 4812 - Adv Human Metabolism II (3)
In depth study of vitamin, minerals, phytochemicals; biochemical functions applied to dietetics. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 2010/2011, 2020/2021; NUTR 3002; CHEM 3311/3301.

NUTR 4902 - Study Tour/Foods/Nutrition (1-3)
PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.