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Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

Course Syllabi

Course Syllabi

Undergraduate Syllabi

  • DIE Course Codes

    DIE 3310: Community Nutrition

    Syllabus - Gankofskie, Spring 2021

    Credits: 2; Prereq: HUN 2201; DIE major or instructor permission.

    DIE 4125: Food Systems Management

    Syllabus - Gankofskie, Fall 2020

    Credits: 3; Prereq: FOS 3042.

    DIE 4125L: Food Systems Management Laboratory

    Syllabus - Gankofskie, Fall 2020

    Credits: 2; Coreq: DIE 4125; DIE majors only.

    DIE 4245: Medical Nutrition Therapy Applications: Part 1

    Syllabus - Acosta, Fall 2020

    Credits: 2; Prereq: HUN 2201; Coreq: HUN 4445, APK 2105C or PCB 4723C BCH 3025 or BCH 4024; DIE majors only.

    DIE 4246: Medical Nutrition Therapy Applications: Part 2

    Syllabus - Acosta, Spring 2021

    Miscellaneous Course Codes

    Credits: 2; Prereq: HUN 4445, DIE 4245C, APK 2105C or PCB 4723C; Coreq: HUN 4446.

    DIE 4436 Nutrition Counseling and Communication

    Syllabus - Acosta, Spring 2021

    Credits: 2; Prereq: HUN 2201 and HUN 3403; DIE majors only.

    DIE 4505 Dietetics Seminar

    Syllabus - Gankofskie, Fall 2020

    Credits: 1; Prereq: 4AG, DIE majors.

  • FOS Course Codes

    FOS 2001 Man’s Food

    Syllabus - Ahn, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3.

    FOS 3042 Introductory Food Science

    Syllabus - Odabasi, Fall 2020

    Credits: 3.

    FOS 3060 - Section 1992- Life after Graduation 

    Syllabus: FOS4636-Fall-2017-Syllabus-Sims-Goodrich-Schneider

    Credits: 1

    FOS 4202 Food Safety and Sanitation

    Syllabus: FOS 4202 Fall 2019 Syllabus - Schneider

    Credits: 2; Prereq: MCB 2000L, MCB 2000 or the equivalent.

    FOS 4222 Food Microbiology

    Syllabus - Montazeri, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3 to 4; Prereq: MCB 2000, MCB 2010, MCB 2013, MCB 3020 or MCB 3023.

    FOS 4222L Food Microbiology Laboratory

    Syllabus - Montazeri, Spring 2021

    Credits: 2; Prereq: MCB 2000L or MCB 3020L; concurrent or previous registration in FOS 4222.

    FOS 4223 Food & Environmental Virology 

    Syllabus - Montazeri, Fall 2020

    Credits: 2; Prereq: MCB2000/L, MCB3020L/L, or FOS4222

    FOS 4310L Experimental Foods Laboratory

    Syllabus - Passeretti, Spring 2021

    Credits: 1; Coreq: FOS 4311.

    FOS 4311 Food Chemistry

    Syllabus - Witrick, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2200 or CHM 2210, CHM 2211 sequence; Coreq: FOS 4310L or FOS 4311L; Biochemistry recommended but not required.

    FOS 4311L Food Chemistry Lab

    Syllabus - Witrick, Spring 2021

    FOS 4318 - Flavor Chemistry

    Syllabus - Gu, Fall 2020

    Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2045, CHM 2046 sequence (with labs): Need to meet a minimum C requirement for the courses specified or equivalent courses. CHM 2200 or CHM 2210, CHM 2211 sequence (with labs): Need to meet a minimum C requirement for the courses specified or equivalent courses;

    FOS 4311 (Food Chemistry) and FOS 4321C (Food Analysis) strongly recommended but not required.

    FOS 4321C Food Analysis

    Syllabus - Gu, Fall 2020

    Credits: 4; Prereq: CHM 2200, CHM 2200L or CHM 2210, CHM 2211, CHM 2211L.

    FOS 4410C Introduction to Unit Operations in Food Processing

    Syllabus - MacIntosh, Fall 2020

    FOS 4427C Principles of Food Processing

    Syllabus - MacIntosh, Spring 2021

    Credits: 4; Prereq; AOM 4062 or FOS 4222 or FOS 4311.

    FOS 4435C Food Product Development

    Syllabus - Goodrich, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3; Prereq: 4AG FOS majors only.

    FOS 4722C Quality Control in Food Systems

    Syllabus: FOS 4722C Fall 2019 Syllabus - Sims

    Credits: 3; Prereq: STA 2023.

    FOS 4731 Government Regulations and the Food Industry

    Syllabus: Syllabus - In Person | Syllabus - Online - Ahn, Spring 2021

    Credits: 2; Prereq: FOS 3042 or FOA major or instructor permission.

  • FOS 4936 Tech Electives

    FOS 4936 Grain Technology in Food Science

    Syllabus: Syllabus - Cagampang, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3; Prereq: Undergraduate courses in general and organic chemistry

    FOS 4936 Food & Environmental Virology

    Syllabus: FOS-4936-Fall-2019-Syllabus-Montazeri

    Credits: 2; Prereq (either): MCB2000/L, MCB3020/L, or FOS4222/L

    FOS 4936 Principles of Food Engineering

    Syllabus: FOS 4936 Fall 2019 Syllabus - MacIntosh

    FOS 4936 Food Safety Systems 

    Syllabus - Ahn, Fall 2020

    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 7 Credits.

    FOS 4936 Technology of Fats & Oils in Food Applications 

    Syllabus - Cagampang, Fall 2020

    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 7 Credits.

  • HUN Course Codes

    HUN 2201 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition

    Syllabus - Brunnig, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3; Prereq: BSC 2007 or BSC 2009 or BSC 2010 or CHM 1025 or CHM 2045 or APK 2100C or APK 2105C or CHM 1030.

    HUN 3403 Nutrition through the Life Cycle

    Syllabus - 15397 - Mobley, Spring 2021

    Credits: 2; Prereq: HUN 2201.

    HUN 4221 Nutrition and Metabolism

    Syllabus - Knutson, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3; Prereq: BCH 3025 or BCH 4024; PCB 4723C or APK 2105C; HUN 3403 and HUN 4445.

    HUN 4445 Nutrition and Disease - Part 1

    Syllabus - Acosta, Fall 2020

    Credits: 3; Prereq: BCH 3025 or BCH 4024; PCB 4723C or APK 2105C; HUN 3403 and HUN 4445.

    HUN 4446 Nutrition and Disease - Part 2

    Syllabus - Mathews - Mathews, Spring 2021 | Syllabus - Mobley - Mobley, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3; Prereq: HUN 4445; BCH 3025 or BCH 4024, PCB 4723C or APK 2105C.

    HUN 4813C Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Nutrition

    Syllabus - Cheng, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2211, CHM 2211L

    HUN 4936 Topics in Human Nutrition: Preventative Health Experience

    Syllabus: HUN 4936 Fall 2019 Syllabus - Mathews

    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 7 Credits. Prereq: instructor permission.

    HUN 4936 Topics in Community Nutrition

    Syllabus: HUN-4936-Fall-2015-Syllabus-Kowalewska

    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 7 Credits. Prereq: instructor permission.

    HUN 4936 Topics in Human Nutrition: Peer Mentoring for Health

    Syllabus: HUN-4936-Spring-2015-Syllabus-PEER-Mathews

    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 7 Credits. Prereq: instructor permission.

    HUN 4936 Topics in Human Nutrition: Food and Culture in the Languedoc-Roussillon Region of Southern France

    Syllabus: HUN4936-FYC4932-Summer-2017-Syllabus-Kauwell-Shelnutt

    Credits: 3.

    HUN 4936 Topics in Human Nutrition: Social Marketing and Environmental Interventions

    Syllabus: HUN-4936-Spring-2015-Syllabus-SMEI-Mathews

    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 7 Credits. Prereq: instructor permission.

    HUN 4936: Nutritional Epigenomics and Metabolic Disease

    Syllabus

    Credits: 1

     HUN 4936: Research in Nutrition and Food Security

    Syllabus - Mathews, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3

    HUN 6245 Advanced Human Nutrition 

    Syllabus: HUN 6245 Fall 2019 Syllabus - Henken

    Credits: 3 Prerequisites: BCH4024 or BCH3025 and a principles of nutrition course. 

  • Additional Courses Codes

    ALS 4932: Mentoring the Scientific Process Fall 2018

    Syllabus: ALS4932-Fall-2018-Syllabus-Henken

    Credits: 2

    Prerequisites: 1 year of biology, 1 year of general chemistry, and a signed student participation contract.

    ALS 4932: Foodomics

    Syllabus - Borum, Spring 2021

    AOM 4062: Principles of Food Engineering

    Syllabus: AOM-4062-Fall-2018-Syllabus-MacIntosh-Goodrich

    BCH 3025: Fundamentals of Biochemistry

    Syllabus - Borum, Fall 2020

    Credits: 4; Prereq: grade of C or better in CHM 2200, CHM 2200L or preferably CHM 2210, CHM 2211, CHM 2211L

    FYC 4932/HUN 4936: Longevity and Lifestyle in Ikaria, Greece: A Blue Zone Experience
    SUMMER A 2018 – Sections 02E3/02F1

    Syllabus: FYC-4932-HUN-4936-Summer-2018-Syllabus-Kauwell-Shelnutt

    Credits: 3

Graduate Syllabi

  • DIE Course Codes

    DIE 6241 Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy

    Syllabus: Syllabus - Dahl, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3; Prereq: admission to Master of Science-Dietetic Internship.

    DIE 6242 Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy II

    Syllabus: DIE-6242-Fall-2019-Syllabus-Dahl

    Credits: 4; Prereq: admission to Master of Science-Dietetic Internship and DIE 6241

    DIE 6516 Professional Development in Dietetics

    Syllabus: DIE-6516-Summer-2018-Syllabus-Acosta

    Credits: 2

    DIE 6905 Problems in Dietetics: Nutrition Education, Health Care, and Wellness in Community Care Settings

    Syllabus: DIE-6905-Summer-2020-Syllabus-Andrade

    Credits: 3

    DIE 6936 Food and Culture in the Languedoc-Roussillon Region of France

    Syllabus: DIE-6936-Summer-A-2015-Syllabus-Kauwell

    Credits: 3

    DIE 6938 Advanced Dietetic Seminar

    Syllabus: DIE-6938-Spring-2019-Syllabus-Andrade

    Credits: 1; Prereq: admission to Master of Science-Dietetic Internship. Coreq: DIE 6942 

    DIE 6942 Dietetic Intership I

    Syllabus - Andrade, Counts, Gankofskie, Spring 2021

    Credits: 9; Prereq/Coreq: DIE 6242

  • FOS Course Codes

    FOS 5126C Psychophysical Aspects of Foods­­

    Syllabus: FOS-5126C-Fall-2016-Syllabus-Sims

    Credits: 3

    FOS 5205: Current Issues in Food Safety and Sanitation

    Syllabus: FOS-5205-Fall-2019-Syllabus-Schneider

    Credits: 3

    FOS 5225C: Principles in Food Microbiology

    Syllabus - Montazeri, Spring 2021

    Credits: 4; Prerequisite: MCB 3020 or consent of instructor

    FOS 5437C: Food Product Development

    Syllabus: Syllabus - Schneider, Archer

    Credits: 3; Prerequisite: 4000-level food science course, or consent of instructor

    FOS 5645: Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

    Syllabus: FOS-5645-Spring-2018-Syllabus-Gu

    Credits: 3; Prereq: Graduate status

    FOS 5732: Current Issues in Food Regulations

    Syllabus: Syllabus - In Person | Syllabus - Online - Ahn, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3; Prereq: consent of instructor

    FOS 6125C: Sensory Evaluation of Food

    Syllabus: FOS-6125C-Spring-2020-Syllabus-Sims

    Credits: 3; Prereq: STA 6166

    FOS 6224: Food & Environmental Virology

    Syllabus - Montazeri, Fall 2020

    Credits: 2; Prerequisite: Basic familiarity with microbiology or biochemistry

    FOS 6226C: Advanced Food Microbiology

    Syllabus: FOS-6226C-Summer-2016-Syllabus-Wright

    Credits: 4; Prerequisite: FOS 4222/4222L, MCB 4303/4303L and BCH 6415

    FOS 6315C: Advanced Food Chemistry

    Syllabus - Sarnoski, Fall 2020

    Credits: 4; Prereq: BCH 4024 or 3025 and FOS 4311C

    FOS 6317C: Flavor Chemistry and Technology

    Syllabus - Sarnoski, Fall 2020

    Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2045, CHM 2046, CHM 2200 or CHM 2210, CHM 2211, FOS 4311, FOS 4321C

    FOS 6428C: Principles of Food Engineering 

    Syllabus - MacIntosh, Fall 2020

    FOS 6455C: Industrial Food Fermentations

    Syllabus - Goodrich-Schneider, Fall 2020

    Credits: 3; Prereq: FOS 4222, FOS 4222L

    FOS 6915: Research Planning 

    Syllabus - Archer, Fall 2020

    Syllabus - Henken, Fall 2020

    Credits: 2; Prereq: consent of instructor

    FOS 6938: Graduate Food Science Seminar  

    Syllabus - Archer/Schneider, Spring 2021

    Credits: 1-4 Max: 4; Prereq: consent of instructor

  • FOS 6936 Tech Electives

    FOS 6936: Principals of Food Processing

    Syllabus: FOS-6936-Spring-2019-Syllabus-MacIntosh 

    FOS 6936: Topics in Food Science: Food Safety Systems

    Syllabus - Ahn, Fall 2020

    Credits: 1-4, Max: 8; Prereq: consent of instructor

    FOS 6936: Topics in Food Science Food Toxicology 

    Syllabus: FOS-6936-Fall-2017-Syllabus-Goodrich

    Credits: 1-4 Max: 8; Prereq: consent of instructor

    FOS 6936: Topics in Food Science: Technology of Fats & Oils in Food Applications 

    Syllabus - Cagampang, Fall 2020

    Credits: 1-4 Max: 8; Prereq: consent of instructor

    FOS 6936: Grain Technology in Food Science 

    Syllabus: Syllabus - Cagampang, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3 ; Prereq: Undergraduate courses in general and organic chemistry

    FOS 6936: Section 2E11/The Causes and Impacts of Alterations of Intestinal Permeability

    Syllabus - Archer, Fall 2020

    Credits: 1

    FOS 6936: Frontier Discover And Innovations in Functional Foods

    Syllabus - Gu, Spring 2021

    Credits: 1

    FOS 6936: Special Topics: Intestinal Permeability 

    Syllabus - Archer, Spring 2021 

    Credits: 1

  • HUN Course Codes

    HUN 5441: Metabolic Response to Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

    Syllabus: HUN-5441-Summer-2014-Syllabus-Sitren

    Credits: 2; Prerequisite: BCH 3025, HUN 2201, and PET 2350 or equivalents

    HUN 6255: Clinical Nutrition 

    Syllabus - Borum, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3 

    HUN 6301: Nutritional Aspects of Lipid Metabolism

    Syllabus - Borum, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3

    HUN 6305: Nutritional Aspects of Carbohydrates

    Syllabus: HUN-6305-Spring-2018-Syllabus-Collins

    Credits: 3

    HUN 6321: Proteins and Amino Acids in Nutrition

    Syllabus - DaSilva, Fall 2020

    Credits: 4; Prereq: BCH 3025, HUN 3221

    HUN 6331: Vitamins in Human Nutrition

    Syllabus: HUN-6331-Spring-2016-Syllabus-Knutson

    Credits: 3; Prerequisite: BCH 4024 or 3025

    HUN 6356: Minerals in Nutrition

    Syllabus: Syllabus - Cousins, Collins, Spring 2021

    Credits: 3; Prerequisite: BCH 4024 or equivalent

    HUN 6812C: Analytical Techniques in Nutritional Biochemistry

    Syllabus: HUN-6812-Spring-2014-Syllabus-Cousins

    Credits: 1; Prerequisite: BCH 4024 or 3025 and consent of instructor

    HUN 6936 Section 21CG: Nutrition-Focused Physical Examination

    Syllabus: HUN-6936-Fall-2018-Syllabus-Acosta

    Credits: 1

    Internship Hours: 16

    HUN 6936: Nutrition Research: Systematic Review/ Meta-analysis

    Syllabus - Andrade, Fall 2020

    Credits: 2

    HUN 6936: Nutritional Epigenomics and Metabolic Disease

    Syllabus - Cheng, Fall 2020

    Credits: 1

    HUN 6936: Intestinal Permeability

    Syllabus - Archer, Spring 2021

    Credits: 1

    HUN 6936: Topics in Nutritional Sciences: Research Projects in Nutrition and Dietetics – Part 2

    Syllabus: Syllabus - Henken, Spring 2021

    Credits: 1-4 Max: 8; Prerequisite: consent of instructor

    HUN 6936: Topics in Nutritional Sciences: Research Projects in Nutrition and Dietetics – Part 3

    Syllabus: HUN-6936-Summer-2018-Syllabus-Henken

    Credits: 1-4 Max: 8; Prerequisite: consent of instructor

    HUN 6936: Topics in Nutritional Sciences: Social Marketing and Environmental Interventions

    Syllabus: HUN-6936-Spring-2015-Syllabus-SMEI-Mathews

    Credits: 3; Prerequisite: consent of instructor

    HUN 6936: Topics in Nutritional Sciences: Supervised Teaching in Preventative Health Experience

    Syllabus: HUN-6936-Fall-2014-Syllabus-Mathews

    Credits: 3; Prerequisite: consent of instructor

    HUN 6936: Nutrition Education

    Syllabus - Andrade, Fall 2020

    Credits: 1

    HUN 6938: Nutritional Sciences Seminar

    Syllabus - Dahl, Spring 2021

    Credits: 1 Max: 4; Prerequisite: consent of instructor

    HUN 6939: Advanced Clinical Nutrition

    Syllabus:

    HUN-6939-Spring-2015-Syllabus-Paraenteral-Borum

    HUN-6939-Spring-2015-Syllabus-Enteral-Borum

    Credits: 2-12 Max: 12