The University of Georgia
Approved Course


  1. COURSE ID: FDNS 4100/6100

  2. TITLES

  3. Course Title: Micronutrient Nutrition
    Course Computer Title: Micronutrient Nutrition
  4. COURSE DESCRIPTION (must be 50 words or less)

  5. Human needs for vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes with emphasis on biochemistry, physiology, epidemiology, food sources, and their role in performance under varying conditions of age and health.
  6. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

  7. Graduate students will write a detailed report that demonstrates their creative independence with a level of complexity and specialization beyond the expectations for the undergraduate students. This report will systematically analyze and explore an advanced topic related to the course content (minimum of 10 pages and 5 scholarly references). Exams will require graduate students to answer additional essay questions in more detail than the undergraduate students and to demonstrate an advanced understanding of the course content by analyzing and synthesizing information.
  8. GRADING SYSTEM

  9. A-F (Traditional)
  10. CREDIT HOURS AND LECTURE/LAB/DISCUSSION HOURS

  11. FIXED VARIABLE
    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture Hours 3
  12. NON-TRADITIONAL FORMAT(if lecture/lab hours or lecture/discussion hours are fewer than credit hours, please justify)


  13. REPEAT POLICY

  14. Course cannot be repeated for credit
  15. DUPLICATE CREDIT STATEMENT(do not list quarter course IDs)

  16. The course will not be open to students who have credit in the following courses:
    FDNS 4100E
    FDNS 6100E
  17. REQUIRED PREREQUISITES

  18. Undergraduate: FDNS 3100
    Graduate:
  19. PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE COURSES

  20. Undergraduate: [(BCMB 3100 or BCMB 3100E or BCMB 4010/6010)] and (CBIO 2200-2200L or CBIO 2210-2210L or VPHY 3100 or CBIO 3000-3000L)
    Graduate:
  21. COREQUISITE COURSES

  22. PRIMARY DELIVERY MECHANISM (select only one):

  23. Lecture
  24. COURSE WILL BE OFFERED

  25. Every Year - Fall
  26. EFFECTIVE SEMESTER AND YEAR OF CURRENT VERSION OF COURSE

  27. Spring 2017
  28. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THE SYLLABUS

  29. COURSE OBJECTIVES OR EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Introduce students to the elements of micronutrient metabolism.
    
    Familiarize students with effects of vitamins and minerals on 
    human metabolism and health outcomes.

    TOPICAL OUTLINE

    Electrolyte physiology and metabolism
    Vitamin physiology, biochemistry, and metabolism
    Macromineral physiology and roles in human metabolism and 
    disease
    Trace element physiology and roles in human metabolism and 
    disease

    UNIVERSITY HONOR CODE AND ACADEMIC HONESTY POLICY

               UGA Student Honor Code: "I will be academically honest in all of my academic work and will not tolerate academic dishonesty of others." A Culture of Honesty, the University's policy and procedures for handling cases of suspected dishonesty, can be found at www.uga.edu/ovpi. Every course syllabus should include the instructor's expectations related to academic integrity.