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Master of Science

Molecular Nutrition Concentration

Credit Hours Required Courses
15
NFS CORE COURSES

The following courses (or demonstration to the student’s Graduate Committee of proficiency in one or more of these courses from previous coursework and experience) are required, and may be included in the 15 hours required for the Molecular Nutrition Concentration:

Credit Hours Required Courses
3
BIOL 4093 (General Biochemistry I)
3
BIOL 4094 (General Biochemistry II)
3
NFS 7001 (Macronutrients)
2
NFS 7002 (Topics in Micronutrients)
2
NFS 7004 (Molecular/Clinical Nutrition I)
2
NFS 7005 (Molecular/Clinical Nutrition II)
30
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

Depending on prior coursework and experience, additional courses will be required to satisfy the 24-hour course requirement for the M.S. degree*. Additional courses required for each student’s program of study will be determined by the Major Professor and the Graduate Committee. Courses would reflect the students’ professional interests and are generally taken from Biological Sciences, Kinesiology, and Experimental Statistics; however, they could also be taken from Psychology, Sociology, or Business.

*NOTE:Other optional courses will be determined according to the student’s interest within the proposed Molecular Nutrition concentration by the Major Professor in cooperation with the students’ Graduate Advisory Committees.

The types of courses might include courses in biology, biochemistry, physiology, immunology, etc. Other Nutrition courses include:

  • NFS 7011 - Current Advances in Food and Nutrition, (1-4)
  • NFS 7012 - Food, Nutrition, and Health Promotion (3), and
  • NFS 7021 - Weight Management Principles and Practices (3)

Contact Us

  • Marlene Janes
    Professor and Coordinator of Graduate Studies
    Agricultural Chemistry Building
    phone: (225) 342‐5812
    email: mjanes@agcenter.lsu.edu
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