NUFD 506

NUFD 506: Research and Evaluation in Nutrition and Food Science
1-3 sh

This course gives students a foundation in the design of research in Nutrition and Food Science, and in the analysis of research data in these fields. Students critically evaluate, interpret, and summarize reports of research in articles published in health, nutrition and food science journals. They develop knowledge and skills for posing research questions in Nutrition and Food Science, designing studies to answer the questions, detecting threats to validity of the research, identifying appropriate techniques for analyzing data, performing nutrition/food science data analyses, and reporting on the results in a format suitable for publication in an academic journal.