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101 Introduction to the Nutrition Profession. 1 cr. U. Introduction to the field of nutritional sciences and related professions.|Prereq: none.
110 Introduction to Food Principles & Preparation. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the physical and chemical properties of foods, food safety and sanitation, food preparation procedures, and evaluation of prepared food products in a lab setting.|Prereq: none.
210 Food Science. 3 cr. U. Continued study of the physical/chemical properties of foods; topics include food composition and nutrition, food additives and regulations, food safety and processing, food engineering.|Prereq: grade of C or better in Nutr 110(P).
235 Introduction to Nutrition for the Health Professions. 3 cr. U. A broad, science-based, practical knowledge of nutritional science and metabolism to prepare for health and nutrition professions.|Counts as repeat of Kin 290 w/same topic. Prereq: grade of C or greater in Chem 100(P), Chem 101(P), or Chem 102(P); & Bio Sci 202(P) or (C).
240 Nutrition for Exercise and Wellness. 3 cr. U. The role of nutrition in supporting health, wellness, and exercise on a national, state, community, and individual level.|Counts as repeat of Kin 290 w/same topic. Prereq: grade of C or better in Nutr 235(P) or BMS 232(P).
241 (KIN 241) Why We Eat What We Eat: An Ecological Approach. 3 cr. U. Examination of food choice and eating behavior using a multilevel, social ecological perspective. Nutrition and health implications will be discussed.|Prereq: none.
245 Life Cycle Nutrition. 3 cr. U. An exploration of physiological, sociological, and developmental factors that affect humans nutritional needs and recommendations throughout the life cycle.|Counts as a repeat of BMS 290 w/same topic. Prereq: admis to Nutr major or Nutr minor.
290 Special Topics in Nutritional Sciences: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Topics of current interest in nutritional sciences, food, and health. Special course fees may be required depending on course. May be retaken w/chg in topic.|Prereq: specified in sem schedule whenever required for a topic.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in a UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specifically prepared program course work.|May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Program.
350 Nutrition Communication and Education. 3 cr. U. Approaches to nutrition and health communication and education; development of nutrition and health-related communication materials for target audiences.|Prereq: admis to Nutr major or Nutr minor.
355 Modifying Nutrition and Eating Behavior. 2 cr. U. Introduction to the basic components of nutritional assessment, behavior change theories and techniques, and educational processes for individuals and groups.|Prereq: admis to Nutr major or Nutr minor; grade of C or better in Nutr 245(P) or (C).
430 Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism. 3 cr. U/G. Study of nutrients and their specific functions in metabolic processes; integrating physiology, biochemistry, and nutrition.|Prereq: admis to Nutr major or Nutr minor; Chem 103(P) or Chem 501(P) or (C).
435 Nutrition and Disease. 3 cr. U. Explores nutritional, physiological, and biochemical aspects of disease processes, and examines the role of food and nutrition in disease prevention, management, and treatment.|Prereq: admis to Nutr major or Nutr minor; grade of C or better in Nutr 350(P) & Nutr 355(P) or (C)
470 Nutrition Internship/Project. 4 cr. U. Supervised internship experience or advanced project(s) typically during the last semester of the undergraduate major.|Prereq: sr st & admis to Nutr major; grade of C or better in Nutr 355(P) & Nutr 435(P) or (C); cons internship coord.
550 Sports Nutrition. 3 cr. U/G. The integration and application of nutrition and exercise science principles to maximize health, fitness, and sport performance. Counts as repeat of BMS/Kin 590 w/same topic.|Prereq: jr st; grade of C or better in Nutr 235(P) or BMS 232(P).
555 Public Health Nutrition and Food Politics. 3 cr. U/G. This course highlights the role of food and nutrition in public health programs and services.|Counts as repeat of BMS(Kin) 290 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st; grade of C or better in Nutr 235(P) or BMS 232(P), Nutr 240(P), & Bio Sci 203(P); or cons instr.

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