Healthcare and Nutrition Communication

NTR 6130 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Examines cutting-edge research and current theories in health and nutrition communication. Studies empirically proven health campaigns, offering students an opportunity to understand the key qualities of messages that can best influence health-related decision making. Analyzes the mechanisms for transmitting key knowledge to a target audience, including the potential utility of social networking tools in developing nutrition as an applied science. Offers students an opportunity to test their own messages using print and electronic media. Seeks to help nutrition scientists create communities of “healthy practice” among populations that would benefit the most from improved nutrition.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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