Food and Nutrition (FON)

FON 440 Advanced Human Nutrition I. (3) F
Metabolic reactions and interrelationships of vitamins, minerals, and water. CHM 332 recommended. Prerequisites: CHM 361; FON 241 or equivalent; ZOL 202.

FON 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II. (3) S
Metabolic reactions and interrelationships of carbohydrate, lipid, and protein. CHM 331, 332 recommended. Prerequisites: CHM 361; FON 241 or equivalent; ZOL 202.

FON 442 Experimental Foods. (4) F
Food product development techniques, food evaluation and testing, and investigation of current research into food composition. 2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab. Prerequisites: CHM 231; FON 142.

FON 444 Diet Therapy. (3) S
Principles of nutritional support for prevention and treatment of disease. Prerequisites: FON 241 or equivalent; ZOL 202.

FON 445 Quantity Food Production. (3) S
Standard methods of food preparation in quantity; operation of institutional equipment and menu planning for institutions. Experience in quantity food service. 1 hour lecture, 6 hours lab. May require field trips. Prerequisites: FON 241 (or equivalent) and 343 and 344 or instructor approval.

FON 446 Human Nutrition Assessment Lecture/Laboratory. (3) S
Clinical and biochemical evaluation of nutritional status. 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab. Prerequisites: CHM 367; FON 440 or 441.

FON 448 Community Nutrition. (3) F
Food-related behaviors; community organization and delivery of nutrition services; program design, implementation, and evaluation strategies; nutritional assessment of population groups. PGS 100 and SOC 101 are recommended. Prerequisite: FON 241 or equivalent.

FON 450 Nutrition in the Life Cycle I. (3) F
Emphasis on nutritional needs and problems during pregnancy, lactation, infancy, and childhood. Prerequisite: FON 241 or equivalent.

FON 451 Nutrition in the Life Cycle II. (3) S
The nutritional requirements and nutrition-related disorders of adolescence, middle adulthood, and later life. Prerequisite: FON 241 or equivalent.

FON 531 Recent Developments in Nutrition. (3) N
Survey of research. Prerequisites: 1 course each in advanced nutrition and biochemistry.

FON 532 Current Research in Nutrition I. (3) S
Vitamins and minerals. Prerequisites: 1 course each in advanced nutrition and biochemistry.

FON 533 Current Research in Nutrition II. (3) F
Carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Prerequisites: 1 course each in advanced nutrition and biochemistry.

FON 538 Recent Developments in Foods. (3) N
Discussion and critique of current research. Prerequisite: FON 142.

FON 540 Advanced Micronutrient Metabolism. (3) F
The metabolism of vitamins and minerals, primarily as applied to humans, with research literature emphasized. Prerequisites: 1 course each in basic nutrition and biochemistry.

FON 541 Advanced Macronutrient Metabolism. (3) S
The metabolism of protein, fat, and carbohydrate, primarily as applied to humans, with research literature emphasized. Prerequisites: 1 course each in basic nutrition and biochemistry.

FON 542 Advanced Food Product Development. (4) F
Principles of food product development and testing, including current government regulations. 2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab. Prerequisites: FON 142; inorganic chemistry.

FON 544 Therapeutic Nutrition. (3) S
Current theories of the nutritional prevention or treatment of various diseases. Prerequisites: 1 course each in basic nutrition and physiology.

FON 545 Recent Developments in Institutional Feeding. (3) S
Current practices in institutional feeding, including supervised practicum with local quantity food operation. 1 hour lecture, 6 hours lab. Prerequisites: FON 142 and 343 and 344 or instructor approval.

FON 546 Assessment Techniques in Nutrition Research. (2) S
Current techniques in human nutrition research. Research literature is reviewed and critiqued. Lecture, lab. Prerequisites: CHM 361, 367; FON 440 or 441.

FON 546L Laboratory Techniques in Nutrition Research. (1) S
Laboratory techniques required in nutrition research, including spectroscopy, chromatography, and RIA. Lab. Prerequisites: CHM 361, 367; FON 440 or 441.

FON 548 Nutrition Program Development. (3) F
The planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of community nutrition programs, including the process of grant applications. Prerequisites: 1 course each in basic nutrition and sociology.

FON 550 Advanced Maternal and Child Nutrition. (3) F
Metabolic characteristics and nutritional needs of the pregnant woman, lactating woman, infant, and child are reviewed in-depth. Prerequisites: 1 course each in basic nutrition, physiology, and biochemistry.

FON 551 Advanced Geriatric Nutrition. (3) S
Metabolic characteristics and nutritional requirements of the elderly are reviewed in depth. Prerequisites: 1 course each in basic nutrition, physiology, and biochemistry or instructor approval.

FON 580 Dietetics Practicum. (3–9) F, S, SS
Structured practical experience in the Preprofessional Practice Program (AP4), supervised by practitioners with whom the student works closely. Practicum. Prerequisite: acceptance into the AP4 program.

Omnibus Graduate Courses: See omnibus graduate courses that may be offered.

1996–98 Graduate Catalog Table of Contents

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