NS 6310

NS 6310

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Advanced course in nutrition that focuses on the function, homeostasis, and metabolism of the principal dietary micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). It expands on the principles of nutritional biochemistry provided in introductory courses. One goal is to provide the scientific basis and rationale for recommended Dietary Reference Intakes. The course will draw on primary literature of both past and contemporary research.

When Offered Fall (weeks 1-7 and weeks 8-14).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: intro biochemistry and NS 3310 (or equivalent) or permission of instructor.

Comments Course is divided into two parts with two separate topics: Minerals (first 7 weeks) and Vitamins (second 7 weeks). Each part is worth 2 credits. Enroll in both sections (for 4 credits total) if planning to attend the course for the entire semester.

Outcomes
  • Describe the function and metabolism of selected micronutrients (minerals & vitamins.
  • Describe some aspects of homeostatic regulation and/or specific mechanisms physiological control.
  • Describe the current scientific basis of selected micronutrient requirements and recommendations.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Vitamins

  • 17776NS 6310  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Oct 20, 2020
    • Beker Aydemir, T

      Gannon, B

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Course is divided into two parts: Vitamins (1st 7 wks) and Minerals (2nd 7 wks). Each 7 wk. section is worth 2 credits. Enroll in both sections (for a total of 4 credits) if attending entire semester.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Minerals

  • 17777NS 6310  LEC 002

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Oct 21 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Beker Aydemir, T

      Gannon, B

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Course is divided into two parts: Vitamins (1st 7 wks) and Minerals (2nd 7 wks). Each 7 wk. section is worth 2 credits. Enroll in both sections (for a total of 4 credits) if attending entire semester.