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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Human Nutrition

Offered by: Dietetics & Human Nutrition     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses

  • NUTR 701 Doctoral Comprehensive Examination

    Offered by: Dietetics & Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nutrition and Dietetics : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Stan Kubow, Luis Agellon (Winter)

    • See Faculty Regulations
  • NUTR 797 Human Nutrition Seminar 3 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dietetics & Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nutrition and Dietetics : Doctoral candidates will present a recent original research article in which the methods and data presentation will be critically analyzed. The article must be approved by the instructor.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Grace Marquis (Fall)

  • NUTR 798 Human Nutrition Seminar 4 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dietetics & Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nutrition and Dietetics : Doctoral candidates will present a group of recent research articles in which the methods and data presentation will be critically analyzed. The articles must be approved by the instructor.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Stan Kubow (Fall) Stan Kubow, Luis Agellon (Winter)

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)