Nutrition (MR)

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Master's Degree Requirements

Required Courses7
Principles of Biochemistry
Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism
Biochemistry of Gene Expression
Regulation of Metabolism
Master's Seminar
Master's Core Courses8
Select a minimum of eight credits from "Core Courses" listed below
Practicum Course4-6
Select one of the following courses:
Advanced Feed Mill Practicum
Topical Problems In Nutrition
Master's Supervised Research
Elective Courses15-17
"Elective Courses" that will be applied to reach 36 credit hours will be determined in conjunction with the academic advisor
Total Hours 136

Core Courses

Select a minimum of three courses from the following:8
BCH 553Biochemistry of Gene Expression3
BCH 571Regulation of Metabolism3
NTR 500Principles of Human Nutrition3
NTR 501Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism3
NTR 510Maternal and Infant Nutrition3
NTR 515Comparative Nutrition3
NTR 521Life Cycle Nutrition3
NTR 525Feed Manufacturing Technology3
NTR 550Applied Ruminant Nutrition3
NTR 554Lactation, Milk, and Nutrition3
NTR 555Exercise Nutrition3
NTR 557Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods3
NTR 561Equine Nutrition3
NTR 565Advanced Canine and Feline Nutrition3
NTR 594Special Topics in Nutrition1-6
NTR 701Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism3
NTR 706Vitamin Metabolism3
NTR 708Energy Metabolism3
NTR 764Advances in Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology3
NTR 775Mineral Metabolism3
NTR 785Digestion and Metabolism in Ruminants3
NTR 790Advanced Feed Formulation3
NTR 794Special Topics in Nutrition1-6

Professional Science Master's Degree Requirements

Required Courses6
Principles of Biochemistry
Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism
Biochemistry of Gene Expression
Regulation of Metabolism
Core Courses8
Select a minimum of eight credits from "Core Courses" listed below
Seminar Course1
Master's Seminar
Practicum Course4-6
Select one of the following courses:
Advanced Feed Mill Practicum
Topical Problems In Nutrition
Master's Supervised Research
PSM Courses9
Select at least three courses from "PSM Courses" listed below
Elective Courses6-8
"Elective Courses" that will be applied to reach 36 credit hours will be determined in conjunction with the academic advisor
Total Hours 136

Core Courses

Select a minimum of three courses from the following:8
BCH 553Biochemistry of Gene Expression3
BCH 571Regulation of Metabolism3
NTR 500Principles of Human Nutrition3
NTR 501Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism3
NTR 510Maternal and Infant Nutrition3
NTR 515Comparative Nutrition3
NTR 521Life Cycle Nutrition3
NTR 525Feed Manufacturing Technology3
NTR 550Applied Ruminant Nutrition3
NTR 554Lactation, Milk, and Nutrition3
NTR 555Exercise Nutrition3
NTR 557Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods3
NTR 561Equine Nutrition3
NTR 565Advanced Canine and Feline Nutrition3
NTR 594Special Topics in Nutrition1-6
NTR 701Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism3
NTR 706Vitamin Metabolism3
NTR 708Energy Metabolism3
NTR 764Advances in Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology3
NTR 775Mineral Metabolism3
NTR 785Digestion and Metabolism in Ruminants3
NTR 790Advanced Feed Formulation3
NTR 794Special Topics in Nutrition1-6

PSM Courses

Select at least three of the following courses: 19
FS 535Food Safety Management Systems3
FS 553Food Laws and Regulations3
COM 521Communication and Globalization3
COM 525Group/Team Communication3
COM 527Seminar in Organizational Conflict Management3
COM 530Interpersonal Communication in Science and Technology Organizations3
BUS 501Strategic Management Foundations3
BUS 590Special Topics In Business Management1-6
MBA 541Supply Management3
MBA 542Supply Chain Logistics3
MBA 543Planning and Control Systems3
MBA 576Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization I3
MBA 577Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization II3

Faculty

Full Professors

  • Jonathan C. Allen
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science
  • Kenneth E Anderson
    Area of Research: Prestige Poultry Science
  • Patricia C. Dunn
    Area of Research: Agriculture and Human Sciences
  • Joan Eisemann
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Vivek Fellner
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Peter R. Ferket
    Area of Research: Prestige Poultry Science
  • Mario Ferruzzi
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science
  • Jesse Lee Grimes
    Area of Research: Prestige Poultry Science
  • Sung Woo Kim
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Mary Ann Lila
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science
  • Christian Maltecca
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Jeannette A. Moore
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Paul Edward Mozdziak
    Area of Research: Prestige Poultry Science
  • Jack Odle
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Edgar Orlando Oviedo-Rondon
    Area of Research: Prestige Poultry Science
  • Shannon Elizabeth Phillips
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Matt H. Poore
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Muquarrab Quresh
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science - USDA
  • Paul David Siciliano
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Eric VanHeugten
    Area of Research: Animal Science

Associate Professors

  • Dara Bloom
    Area of Research: Agriculture and Human Sciences
  • April Fogleman
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science
  • Suzie Goodell
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science
  • Gabriel Keith Harris
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science
  • Lindsey Haynes-Maslow
    Area of Research: Agriculture and Human Sciences
  • Collin Kay
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science
  • Slavko Komarnytsky
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science
  • Andrew Neilson
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science
  • Giuseppe Valachhi
    Area of Research: Animal Science

Assistant Professors

  • Kimberly Ange-VanHeugten
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Natalie Cooke
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science
  • Kerim Eroglu
    Area of Research: Molecular and Structural Biochemistry
  • Massimo Iorizzo
    Area of Research: Horticultural Science
  • Michael V. Joseph
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Arion Kennedy
    Area of Research: Molecular and Structural Biochemistry
  • Arion Kennedy Midgett
    Area of Research: Molecular and Structural Biochemistry
  • Carrie Pickworth
    Area of Research: Animal Science
  • Ondulla Toomer
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science - USDA
  • Nicola Singletary
    Area of Research: Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science

Emeritus Faculty

  • Brenda P Alston-Mills
  • Sarah Liberman Ash
  • Leonard W. Aurand
  • Leon Carl Boyd
  • Leonard S Bull
  • Edward V. Caruolo
  • George L. Catignani
  • Warren J Croom Jr
  • Jimmy Dale Garlich
  • Winston Murry Hagler
  • Raymond W. Harvey
  • William L Johnson
  • James R. Jones
  • James Arthur Knopp
  • Carolyn Jean Lackey
  • Jean-Marie Luginbuhl
  • Jacquelyn W. McClelland
  • Steven J. Schwartz
  • Jason C. Shih
  • Harold E. Swaisgood
  • Van-Den Truong
  • Lon Weidner Whitlow

Adjunct professors

  • Katherine Patterson Maloney
  • Muquarrab Ahmed Qureshi