NUT555 Research in Integrative Nutrition
4 semester hour credits
(Prerequisite: Statistics)

The scientific method of inquiry for conducting research in areas of integrative nutrition is explored. A variety of research designs and statistical tools are reviewed to answer research questions/test hypotheses. A synthesis of conventional and integrative approaches to nutrition is developed in a critical review of current scholarly literature.  Ethical issues in research and the selection of appropriate descriptive, inferential, parametric, and nonparametric statistics are reviewed and applied. Students develop a 3-chapter research proposal on a specific topic in integrative nutrition.