NUT550 Nutrition Research 4 Credit Hour
In this course students explore the scientific method of inquiry for conducting research.  A variety of research designs and statistical tools are reviewed to answer research questions/test hypotheses.   A critical review of current scholarly literature; ethical issues in research; and selection of appropriate descriptive, inferential, parametric, and nonparametric statistics are reviewed and applied.  Finally, students develop a research proposal on a specific topic in nutrition, health science, or a related field.