Academic Affairs Committee
January 19, 2002 (c)
This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee
concerning proposed curriculum actions. Within the next 10
days, please forward any comments or concerns to the AAC
Chair, Helen Biblehimer, Elliott Hall 203,
The department of Health Sciences has requested the following curricular actions:
#1 Action: New Course Proposal
Purpose and Nature of Course: To
introduce Mansfield University Students to the nutrient
needs and food habits of people of different countries,
cultures, and ethnic backgrounds.
#2 Action: New Course Request Form
Purpose and Nature of Course: An
in depth look into nutrition and exercise and how they work
together to prevent chronic disease.
#3 Action: New Program Proposal : Nutrition Minor
Rationale for program: Students
have been requesting a nutrition minor. Until this semester,
there was only one tenure track professor in nutrition. A
second tenure track professor was hired this year to teach
nutrition courses.Consequently there is adequate faculty to
support teaching and advising students in this minor.
The student will be able to :
Impact on other programs: This program is unlikely to have any negative impacts on other programs offered at Mansfield University. This minor is expected to have a positive impact on the nutrition and dietetics and sports nutrition programs at Mansfield University.
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