Course description

Principles of nutrition, biochemistry, physiology, genetics, pathology, and pharmacology are combined to understand disease risk, prevention, progression, and management. Interactive lectures provide opportunities for the class to engage in the discussion of original research articles on topics of high current interest in the area of nutrition and health. Weekly in-class group case studies allow for practice of application of knowledge to clinical cases.

Outcome 1: Show a working knowledge of the pathophysiology, and altered metabolism, that occurs in various disease states.

Outcome 2: Identify targets for disease prevention and/or treatment and provide the rationale for the selection.

Outcome 3: Recognize and define key terms that are integral to understanding disease pathology, risk, and progression.

Outcome 4: Know and understand the rationale for nutritional strategies aimed at health promotion, disease prevention and/or treatment.


NS 3200 or equivalent biochemistry course (can take concurrently). Recommended pre-requisites: NS 1150.

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Previously offered classes

The next offering of this course is undetermined at this time.