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.