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Curriculum Outline - MS DP Program

The two-year, 41-credit MS-DP Track is comprised of the courses below. Each course is 3 credits except where noted. Classes meet once a week, Monday - Thursday mornings or afternoons (occasionally a class may need to be scheduled in the evening). The online schedule, registration, and student records system for all CUNY institutions is known as CUNY First. To locate the Nutrition courses & schedule, select 'Hunter', the semester and year, and department, 'Public Health-NUTR.'Graduate course numbers are 70000 - 79999.

REQUIRED COURSES

NUTR Core Courses (6 credits total)
PH 75000 Biostatistics (3cr)
NUTR 72500 Nutrition Research (3 cr)

NUTR Course Requirements (32 credits; 900 supervised hours)
PH 75000 Biostatistics (3cr)
NUTR 71500 Food Service and Management (3 cr)
NUTR 72000 Community Nutrition Education with field experience (3 cr)
NUTR 73100 Advanced Nutrition I (3 cr)
NUTR 72500 Nutrition Research (3 cr)
NUTR 73200 Advanced Nutrition II (3) cr
NUTR 73400 Clinical Nutrition I (3 cr)
NUTR 75600 Food Science and Environment Lec (3 cr)
NUTR 75700 Food Science and Environment Lab (1 cr)
NUTR 73300 Nutrition and Human Development (3 cr)
NUTR 73500 Clinical Nutrition II (3 cr)
NUTR 74700 Adv Nutrition & Assessment Lab (1 cr)
NUTR 74800 Nutrition Assessment & Counseling (3 cr)
*NUTR 73600 Clinical Nutrition III (formerly NUTR 74600 Nutrition and Disease) (3 cr)
NUTR 78000 Capstone 3 cr

NUTR Culminating Experience (3 credits total)
NUTR 78000 Capstone or NUTR 79000 Thesis

Semester course samples
Fall: 12 credits

PH 75000 Biostatistics (3cr)
NUTR 71500 Food Service and Management (3 cr)
NUTR 72000 Community Nutrition Education with field experience (3 cr)
NUTR 73100 Advanced Nutrition I (3 cr)

Spring: 13 credits
NUTR 72500 Nutrition Research (3 cr)
NUTR 73200 Advanced Nutrition II (3) cr
NUTR 73400 Clinical Nutrition I (3 cr)
NUTR 75600 Food Science and Environment Lec (3 cr)
NUTR 75700 Food Science and Environment Lab (1 cr)

Fall: 10 credits
NUTR 73300 Nutrition and Human Development (3 cr)
NUTR 73500 Clinical Nutrition II (3 cr)
NUTR 74700 Adv Nutrition & Assessment Lab (1 cr)
NUTR 74800 Nutrition Assessment & Counseling (3 cr)

Spring: 6 credits
*NUTR 73600 Clinical Nutrition III (formerly NUTR 74600 Nutrition and Disease) (3 cr)
NUTR 78000 Capstone 3 cr

COMPONENT


Prerequisite Courses (34 minimum credits)

General Chemistry w/lab, 4 credits
Organic Chemistry w/lab, 4 credits
Anatomy and Physiology I w/lab, 4 credits
Anatomy and Physiology II w/lab, 4 credits
Microbiology, 3 credits
Biochemistry (3 credits)
*Intro to Nutrition, 3 credits
*Intro to Food Science I, 3 credits
Intro Statistics or higher, 3 credits
Econ, Psych, Anthro, or Sociology, 3 credits
TOTAL 34 prerequisite credits (students can take courses with a higher credit value)

*Can be taken as self-study for no credit with a challenge exam given by Hunter Nutrition 3x per year. Science prerequisites require a minimum grade of C. Nutrition/Food Science prerequisites require a minimum grade of B or 80% for the challenge exam.


Program Courses ( total 41 credits, courses 3 credits each unless otherwise noted)

PH 75000 Biostatistics or equivalent
NUTR 72500 Nutrition Research
NUTR 71500 Food Service and Management
NUTR 72000 Community Nutrition Education
NUTR 73300 Nutrition and Human Development
NUTR 73100 Advanced Nutrition I
NUTR 73200 Advanced Nutrition II
NUTR 73400 Clinical Nutrition I
NUTR 73500 Clinical Nutrition II
*NUTR 73600 Clinical Nutrition III (formerly NUTR 74600 Nutrition and Disease)
*NUTR 73700 (formerly NUTR 74700) Advanced Nutrition & Assessment Lab (1 credit)
NUTR 74800 Nutrition Assessment & Counseling
NUTR 75600 Food Science & Environment
NUTR 75700 Food Science & Environment Lab (1 credit)
NUTR 78000 Capstone plus Comprehensive Exam (3 credit)

 

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