MCN Maternal & Child Nutrition

Courses in MCN:
MCN 260Nutrition During Pregnancy (6) Active
Lecture—5 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Master of Advanced Studies in Maternal and Child Nutrition; other students by consent of instructor. Open to Graduate standing. Overview of the anatomical, physiological and biochemical changes that occur during pregnancy and early development. Discussion and evaluation of nutritional/lifestyle factors associated with pregnancy outcomes and nutrition programs/interventions for pregnant women. (Letter.) Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
MCN 261Lactation and Infant Nutrition (6) Active
Lecture—5 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): MCN 260; Graduate standing. Restricted to students enrolled in the MAS program; other graduate students by consent of instructor. Overview of the physiological and biochemical processes underlying human lactation and nutritional needs of both mother and infant. Development of skills in assessment, nutrition counseling, education and support of new mothers and their families. (Letter.) Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
MCN 262Child and Adolescent Nutrition (6) Active
Lecture—5 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): MCN 261; Graduate Standing. Restricted to students enrolled in the MAS program; other graduate students by consent of instructor. Relationships among nutrition, growth, and development during childhood and adolescence. Nutritional assessment for normal and high risk groups; psychological, social, and economic factors contributing to nutritional status. Nutritional needs and interventions for special groups, including obese children/adolescents, athletes, and eating disordered. (Letter.) Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
MCN 263Applied Research Methods in Maternal and Child Nutrition (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Restricted to students enrolled in the MAS program; other graduate students by consent of instructor. Application of epidemiological principles to the study of maternal and child nutrition. Topics include quantitative and qualitative study procedures, including study design, data collection, and related analytical techniques. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
MCN 264ACurrent Topics in Maternal and Child Nutrition: Principles of Adult Education (2) Active
Seminar—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Restricted to students enrolled in the MAS program; other graduate students by consent of instructor. Current scientific literature related to Maternal and Child Nutrition in adult education settings. Topics include methods and theories of adult education and critical thinking skills related to research evaluation. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Spring Quarter.
MCN 264BCurrent Topics in Maternal and Child Nutrition: Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Practice (2) Active
Seminar—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Restricted to students enrolled in the MAS program; other graduate students by consent of instructor. Current scientific literature related to Maternal and Child Nutrition. Topics include epidemiology, evidence-based practice, breastfeeding promotion, and nutritional assessment of populations. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Spring Quarter.
MCN 264CCurrent Topics in Maternal and Child Nutrition: Public Policy Development and Implementation (2) Active
Seminar—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Restricted to students enrolled in the MAS program; other graduate students by consent of instructor. Current scientific literature related to Maternal and Child Nutrition. Topics include nutrition surveillance and monitoring, as well as public policy development and implementation. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.