Required Courses 10 credits

Nutrition (choose one):

Course #

Course Title (Credit Hours)

Offered

FDNS 6240E

Nutrition and Obesity Across the Lifespan (3)

Fall Semester

FDNS 6590

Metabolism and Physiology of Energy Balance and Obesity (3)

Spring Semester

Physical Activity (choose one):

KINS 6500

Physical Activity, Exercise and Obesity Across the Lifespan (3)

Spring Semester

KINS 8300

Exercise, Obesity, and Cardiometabolic Diseases (3)

Spring Semester, odd years

Policy:

HPAM 7050E

Health Policy and Obesity (3)

Fall and Spring Semester

Survey:

FDNS/KINS/HPAM/HPRB/ECHD 8595

Survey of Obesity and Weight Management (1)

Spring Semester

Electives 6 credits

Recommended for learning in a variety of disciplines, as well as for the application of foundational knowledge in applied, clinical, and/or research settings.

Course #

Course Title (Credit Hours)

Offered

ECHD 6020

Interpersonal Relationships (3)

Fall Semester

ECHD 8125

Introduction to Health Psychology (3)

Not offered on a regular basis

ECHD 9110

Approaches in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies (3)

Not offered on a regular basis

FDNS/KINS 6220

Nutrition in Physical Activity, Exercise, and Sport (3)

Spring Semster

FDNS 6240E

Nutrition and Obesity Across the Lifespan (3)

Fall Semester

FDNS/HDFS 6260

Childhood Obesity (3)

Not offered on a regular basis

FDNS 6590

Metabolism and Physiology of Energy Balance and Obesity (3)

Spring Semester

FDNS 6800                        

Nutrition and Pharmacotherapy for Disease Management (3)                 Spring Semester

FDNS/KINS 7940

Nutrition, Physical Activity, Exercise, and Sport Internship (3-9)

Both Fall and Spring Semesters

FDNS/KINS 8230

Advanced Nutrition in Physical Activity, Exercise, and Sport (3)

Fall Semester

FDNS/KINS/HPAM/HPRB/ECHD 8595

Survey of Obesity and Weight Management (1)

Spring Semester

FDST 7070E

Functional Foods (3)

Not offered on a regular basis

HPAM 7050E

Health Policy and Obesity (3)

Spring Semester

KINS 6300

Exercise Epidemiology (3)

Both Fall and Spring Semesters

KINS 6310

Exercise Prescriptions for Special Populations (3)

Not offered on a regular basis

KINS 6500

Physical Activity, Exercise and Obesity Across the Lifespan (3)

Spring Semester

KINS 6600

Measurement and Surveillance of Physical Activity (3)

Spring Semester

KINS 6640/L

Scientific Principles of Conditioning and Fitness (4)

Both Fall and Spring Semesters

KINS/FDNS 6700

Weight Management Coaching (3)

Spring Semester

KINS 7310/L

Clinical Exercise Physiology (4)

Not offered on a regular basis

KINS/HPRB/FDNS 7600

Public Health, Physical Activity, and Nutrition Interventions(4)

Fall Semester

KINS 8300/L

Exercise, Obesity, and Cardiometabolic Diseases (4)

Spring Semester

  • 7000, 7300, 9000, 9300, or other course numbers that involve internships, practicums, and/or service learning may be approved as electives.  These courses should be obesity-related as certified in writing by the supervising faculty member (with at least 50% of the course is related to obesity)
  • With prior approval by the Steering Committee, other courses can be considered for approval when at least 50% of the course is related to obesity (as verified in writing by the instructor of the course)
  • Other obesity-related courses will be added as they become available

Internship Opportunities

Check with your academic advisor for advice about internships in your home department.

  • Aspire Clinic, College of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Center for Counseling and Evaluation, College of Education
  • Center for Physical Activity and Health, College of Education
  • University Health Center
  • Workplace Health Group, College of Public Health