Commercialization of Nutrition and Nutritional Information

NTR 6201 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Examines the commercialization of food from the perspectives of the marketers and consumers. In the United States, the consumption of food and nutritional information is mediated by advertisements and infomercials. In contemporary society, the market shapes what we eat and what we think that we should eat. This course offers students an opportunity to evaluate the role that commercial enterprises play in influencing notions of healthy nutrition and nutrition education. Features images and copy found in print advertisements, television, popular online sources, and movies and product placements.


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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