Health Sciences

  • SAR HS 783: Metabolic Regulation in Clinical Nutrition
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: College-level course in biochemistry.
    Graduate Prerequisites: college-level course in biochemistry or consent of instructor.
    A review of metabolism as the basis for understanding human nutritional requirements. Metabolism of carbohydrate, protein, and fat, as well as the regulation of these processes during various physiologic states are examined. Application of these principles to current topics in both normal and therapeutic nutrition is discussed.
  • SAR HS 785: Research in Clinical Nutrition
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SPH BS 703; Limited to students enrolled in the graduate nutrition program.
    This course teaches students to prepare a mock National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant proposal that would be used to compete for research funding. Students are challenged to define a new area of research based on a critical review of existing literature on a specific nutrition-related health topic of personal interest. Course competencies include formulation of a testable research hypothesis and selection of an appropriate research design, study population, methodology, and analysis plan. This course helps students to refine their scientific writing skills, and introduces them to budget planning and ethical issues related to research involving human subjects.
  • SAR HS 789: Theory and Practice of Clinical Counseling
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: For students enrolled in the graduate nutrition program.
    Lectures and supervised individual and group counseling experience. Focus is on appropriate skills for interviewing, stimulating behavior change, and conveying information. For students enrolled in the graduate nutrition program. 2 credits, 1st semester
  • SAR HS 791: Directed Study and Research
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Limited to students enrolled in the MS human physiology or nutrition programs.
    For MS students conducting research projects, including thesis work, under faculty guidance.
  • SAR HS 793: Critical Literature Review
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Limited to students enrolled in MS in human physiology program.
    For MS students writing a critical literature review under faculty guidance.
  • SAR HS 811: Practicum: Nutrition
    Structured clinical learning experience for graduate nutrition students. Placement sites include in- and outpatient facilities, adult and pediatric hospitals, public health agencies, private agencies, newsletter agencies, and long-term care facilities. Variable credit, either semester
  • SAR HS 901: Directed Study and Research
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Limited to students enrolled in PhD in human physiology program.
    For doctoral students conducting research projects under faculty guidance.
  • SAR HS 905: Dissertation Research
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Limited to students enrolled in PhD in human physiology program.
    For doctoral students conducting dissertation work under faculty guidance.