Department of Clinical and Preventive Nutrition Sciences

Online Undergraduate Course Options
Registration is available from July 15th – August 15th 2019

Fall 2019 Semester starting September 3, 2019

NUTR 3610 Nutritional Aspects of Organic Chemistry (3 credits)

This course covers organic chemistry principles and concepts related to nutrition and dietetics. It serves as a fundamental course for understanding how organic compounds are assimilated into the body by digestion, absorption, and intermediary metabolism. The significance and role of these compounds found in the food supply and in the body is emphasized.

NUTR 3700 Introduction to Vitamins & Mineral Metabolism (3 credits)

This course provides an overview of vitamin and mineral metabolism at the undergraduate level. It will cover vitamin and mineral functions, metabolism, sources, and current recommendations for use, with an emphasis on their impact on human health and disease. Spring 2020 Semester starting January 21, 2020 Registration is available from November 5th 2019 – December 15th 2019

NUTR 3620 Nutritional Aspects of Biochemistry (4 credits)

NUTR 3100 Experimental Foods (3 credits)

ELMSCN Prerequisite Courses Offered at Rutgers School of Health Professions
These courses are web-based

Course # Course Title Semester Offered
NUTR3610 Nutritional Aspects of Organic Chemistry Fall 2019
NUTR3700 Introduction to Vitamins and Mineral Metabolism Fall 2019
NUTR3620 Nutritional Biochemistry Spring 2020
NUTR3100 Experimental Foods Spring 2020

If you wish to register as a non-matriculated student, please go to:
Entry Level MSCN program application deadline: February 15, 2020
Applications can be accessed at:
For more information, please contact Emily Peters MPH at