Nutritional Counseling Graduate Certificate Course Descriptions

CourseCourse DescriptionTextbook
NUT510 Nutritional Psychology (3cr)This course reviews psychological theories that are known to drive human eating behavior, and reveal how these models can be transformed into proactive strategies for adhering to healthy dietary regimens.Required:
Nutrition psychology: Improving dietary adherence.
Blackman, M.C, & Kvaska, C.A.
ISBN-13: 978-0763780401
Jones & Bartlett Learning; 1/e. (March 29, 2010)
Retail Price: $108.85

The psychology of eating and drinking 4/e
Logue, Alexandra W.
Routledge; (December 22, 2014)
ISBN-13: 978-0415817073
Retail Price: $29.69
NUT512 Nutrition for Mental Health (3cr)This course will review strategies to a client’s dietary needs through effective interviewing, assessing, and counseling. It will also discuss encouraging clients to make and maintain dietary changes utilizing counseling theory and communication techniques.Required:
Probiotics in Mental Health
Colin R. Martin and Derek Larkin
CRC Press; 1 edition (June 15, 2018)
ISBN: 9-781466-573567
Retail Price: $57.39

Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health
Leslie Korn
W. W. Norton & Company; 1/e. (January 11, 2016)
ISBN: 978-0-393-70994-0
Retail Price: $40.32
NUT513 Food & Emotions (3cr)This course covers topics in the brain; from eating habits, emotion, genetics, lifestyle, nutrients, and psychology as the role is plays in emotions and the interactions of proper nutritional therapy. It will explore principles and practices necessary to provide clients with nutritional counseling to improve mood and mental health.Required:
The Food & Feelings Workbook
Karen R. Koenig, M.Ed., LCSW
Gurze Books; (2007)
ISBN: 978-0936-07720-8
Retail Price: $21.79

The Intuitive Eating Workbook
Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN and Elyse Resch, MS, RDN
New Harbinger Publications; Illustrated edition (April 1, 2017)
ISBN: 978-1-62625-622-4
Retail Price: $16.69
NUT514 Eating Disorders (3cr)This course will introduce and review the history, etiology, prevalence, early recognition, treatment and prevention of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and disordered eating behaviors.Required:
Clinical Handbook of Complex an Atypical Eating Disorders
Leslie K. Anderson, Stuart B. Murray & Walter H. Kaye
Oxford University Press; 1 edition (September 26, 2017)
ISBN: 978-0-19-063040-9
Retail Price: $69.00
GASTP502 Principles of Neurophysiology (3cr)This course in neurophysiology covers the basic principles of neuron signaling and interactions that underlie brain function, spanning from the function of individual neurons to the function of neuronal circuits that produce behavior. Topics to be covered include neuron morphology, basic electrical properties, ion channels, action potential propagation, synaptic physiology, synaptic integration, and neuronal circuit configuration and function.Required:
Oxford Textbook of Clinical Neurophysiology
Edited by Kerry R. Mills
Oxford University Press; 1 edition (January 24, 2017)
ISBN-13: 9780199688395
Retail Price: $136.80

Essentials of Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology 10/e
Sid Gilman and Sarah Winans Newman
F. A. Davis Company; (July 1, 2002)
Retail Price: $42.95
GASTP505 Food & The Senses (3cr)Sensory analysis (or sensory evaluation) is a scientific discipline that applies principles of experimental design and statistical analysis to the use of human senses (sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing) for the purposes of evaluating consumer products.Required:
Gordon M. Shepherd
Columbia University Press; Reprint edition (December 2, 2011)
ISBN: 978-0-231-15911-1
Retail Price: $14.22

Making Sense of Taste
Carolyn Korsmeyer
Cornell University Press; 1/e. (September 16, 2002)
ISBN: 978-0-8014-8813-9
Retail Price: $26.95
HP519 Public Law & Policy (1cr)This course will detail public health and protection of individual’s rights. Students will also learn about global health law and public health governance. There will also be a discussion on public health strategies and medical countermeasures of epidemic diseases.TBD
NUT590 Medical and Professional Ethics (1cr)This course focuses areas that require an understanding of medical ethics. Emphasis will be placed on Patient Data, Patient Records, Publications, Presentations, General Professional Conduct, Medical Malpractice, and Research.Required:
Medical Law and Ethics 6/e
Bonnie F. Fremgen
Pearson (September 12th 2019) – Copyright © 2020
ISBN13: 9780135414521
Retail Price: $74.66