Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Jul 21, 2024  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NS 3980 - Research in Human Nutrition and Health

Fall. 1 credit. S/U grades only.

Required component of the DNS Honors Research Program; DNS students interested in the Honors Program are encouraged to enroll in NS 3980 in the fall of their junior year. Participation in the DNS Honors Program is not required for enrollment in NS 3980.

J. Felice.

Lecture course focusing on the structures and practice of professional research conducted in human nutrition and health, a field that encompasses questions ranging widely from subcellular components to population-level issues. Introduces the various approaches and methods used by researchers and addresses the topics of ethics and research controls. Describes the structure of scientific literature, preparation of research proposals, roles of scientific organizations, and funding sources. Students are required to attend and report on research seminars on campus.

Outcome 1: Demonstrate the ability to match students’ interest to specific research fields.

Outcome 2: Understand about the DNS “honors in research” program overall.

Outcome 3: Attend research seminars given by scientists visiting Cornell, and by the Cornell faculty and demonstrate the ability to summarize them.

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