Brigham Young University. Dept. of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science

The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science was established in 2003 under the direction of the College of Biology and Agriculture. It replaced the Department of Food Science and Nutrition. In 2007 it remained in the renamed College of Life Sciences. Department chairmen included: Lynn V. Ogden (2003-2007), Oscar A. Pike (2007-2008), and Michael L. Dunn (2008- ). The department chair as of 2018 is Merrill J. Christensen.

Variant Names

Brigham Young University. College of Biology and Agriculture. Dept. of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science

Brigham Young University. College of Life Sciences. Dept. of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science

Brigham Young University. Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science Dept.

Description

Established: 2003

Location: Provo, Utah (2003- )

Functions

The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science offered the following majors: dietetics, food industry management, food science, and nutritional science. Available minors included food science and nutrition. Courses included: essentials of human nutrition, introduction to food science, nutrient metabolism, nutrition and prevention of chronic disease, international agriculture and nutrition, dietetics, clinical nutrition, nutritional implications of disease, sports nutrition, comparative animal nutrition, food analysis, food process engineering, food microbiology, food commodity processing, food production manageress, international nutrition and health, community nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, teaching methods in dietetics, food service systems, food chemistry, management in dietetics, food regulations and quality assurance, food sensory evaluation, food product development, and research methods in dietetics.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The department was administered by a department chair, under direction of the college dean. The department was associated with the College of Biology and Agriculture (2003-2007) and the College of Life Sciences (2007-2008).

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Biology and Agriculture (2003-2007)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Life Sciences (2007- )

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition (2002)

Sources

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2003: p. 431 (Department of Food Science and Nutrition; Lynn V. Ogden (2002-2003))

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2003-2004: p. 289 (Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2007-2008: p. 297-300 (part of College of Life Sciences; course offerings) p. 421 (Oscar A. Pike (2007-2008))

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2009: Accessed online at: http://saas.byu.edu/catalog/2008-2009ucat/departments/NDFS/NDFSMain.php on 11/04/2009 (Michael L. Dunn, Chair)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2018-2019; via WWW, Aug. 28, 2019.

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00363

Creator: RSP