Nutrition and Dietetics 488

NUTR 488: Final Honors Project

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Honors Academy, completion of all other Honors Academy requirements, a minimum 3.5 cumulative and major GPA

Credit Hours: (3)

Project and the topic to be explored will be determined by student and faculty member with whom student works.


Detailed Description of Content of Course

The content of the course will vary with each student. The student will write either a researched critical essay or a comparable creative manuscript or other original writing project to take a comprehensive examination. All final projects must be approved by the department and the Honors Council.


Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

The student's final project supervisor will ask two other faculty members, one of whom will be from the Health Services department, to serve as readers. The student's work will be evaluated by this committee.


Goals and Objectives of the Course

Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze and synthesize, to write a sustained piece of original work or research, and to communicate ideas effectively in their final project.


Assessment Measures

The supervisor of the final project and the final project committee will be responsible for evaluating the success of the project.


Other Course Information



Review and Approval
September 2001 Updated Anne Alexander, Chair