Here you can find information about:

  • registration announcements for NTR coursework
  • featured events/opportunities relevant to NTR majors

 

 

Spring 2018 Registration News

 

spring 2018 prerequisite updates


Some NTR courses have pre-reqs that may differ from the Course Schedule.  Please see below for updates on any pre-req changes for Spring 2018 NTR courses.

NTR 312 Intro to Nutritional Sciences 

  • Correct pre-req:
    • C- or better in CH 301
    • C- or better in a calculus or statistics course. Options: M408C, M408D, M408N, SDS 302, SDS 304, SDS 306, SDS 325H or SDS 328M
    • Credit or registration for BIO 311C, CH 302

NTR 307 & NTR 107L Intro to Food Science & Lab

  • Nutrition Majors: you are required to take the lecture NTR 307 and lab NTR 107L together.  Add NTR 107L Lab first, then NTR 307 lecture.

  • Non-Nutrition Majors: you are eligible to only take the lecture NTR 307 unless you have previously discussed a special circumstance with the SoHE Advisors.

NTR 342 Advanced Nutritional Sciences

  • It is preferred to have C- or better in both BCH 369 and BIO 365S due to the rigor of the course.


NTR 343 Vitamins and Minerals

  • Correct pre-req: C- or better in NTR 326, BIO 325, and BIO 365S; and credit or registration for BCH 369. Same topic as former NTR 365.

  • Can fulfill a NTR 365 topic course requirement for any BS Nutrition degree.

NTR 365 Sports Nutrition

  • Correct pre-req: C- or better in NTR 312H or NTR 326

 NTR 365 Nutrition & Genes

  • Correct pre-req: C- or better in NTR 312H or NTR 326 or BIO 325

 

common PREREQUISITE ISSUES: 


Please call us at 512-471-7219, email at headvising@austin.utexas.edu, or stop by GEA 37 to have a prerequisite waiver submitted for you if:

  • You completed M 408K as your Calculus course and are trying to register for NTR 312
     
  • You have a Statistics course other than SDS 302, 304, 306, 325H or 328M and you're trying to register for NTR 312

  • You're taking ACC 310F or ACC 311 concurrently or during Summer and plan to register for NTR 355M the following semester.

  • You're an honors student who has credit for NTR 312H and NTR 312R and are trying to register for a course that requires NTR 326 as a prerequisite.  

NTR LECTURE & LAB REGISTRATION:

Add Lecture First, then Lab:

  • NTR 312 & 112L 

  • NTR 326 & 126L

 

Add Lab First, then Lecture:

  • NTR 307 & 107L - NTR majors must take both together

  • NTR 218 & 118L - both need to be taken together in same semester

  • NTR 334 & 234L - NTR majors must take both together

  • NTR 324/ & 124L - Spring-only course, includes Upper Division Writing Flag

  

NTR 355 & NTR 352 Registration Process

NTR 355 Undergraduate Research and NTR 352 Field Experience in Nutrition are restricted courses and require confirmation from the supervising professor to grant registration access.

A confirmation email from the supervising faculty member (typically Dr. Herzele for NTR 352) must be sent to Kelsey Lancon, Kelsey.lancon@austin.utexas.edu, either by the supervisor or forwarded from the student.

Once the confirmation email is received, you will be given access to register for the course. It is ideal that we receive this before the 4th class day of the semester the you hope to enroll in the course. 

 

Fall & Spring-Only NTR Courses

Some NTR courses are taught in the fall semester only or spring semester only.  NTR courses not listed below are typically offered every fall and spring. 

Fall SEmester Only

  • NTR 321 Internationl Nutrition: Developing World*

  • NTR 365 topics vary each semester

  • NTR 371 Medical Nutrition Therapy II 
    • Could taken before NTR 370 if you are in your senior year and need to take NTR 371 first in order to graduate on time the following spring.

Spring semester Only

  • NTR 331 International Nutrition: Social & Environmental Policies*

  • NTR 365 topics vary each semester

  • NTR 370 Medical Nutrition Therapy I 
    • Could be taken after NTR 371 if you are in your senior year and must take NTR 371 first in order to graduate on time. 


*NTR 321 and NTR 331 are different topics of International Nutrition, and they count as separate courses.  They would each count as 3 hours of upper-division NTR credit.

 

Nutrition Courses with Flags

The following flag requirements must be fulfilled before graduation. Please see the Center for the Skills & Experience Flags website for more details about each flag.

  • 2014-2016 Catalog and earlier: lower or upper division Writing flag (Wr), upper-division Writing flag (Wr), and Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
  • 2016-2018 Catalog: lower or upper division Writing flag (Wr), upper-division Writing flag (Wr) Quanitiative Reasoning (QR), Global Cultures (GC), Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (CD), Ethics & Leadership (EL), and Independent Inquiry (II). 

Specific courses required for your degree may already fulfill some of these flag requirements, however you will need to select courses that contain any remaining flags needed by the time you graduate. Flags can be fulfilled by courses taken for other degree requirements.

The following NTR courses contain flags.  Please check the Course Schedule each semester to confirm available flags and to check pre-requisites. 

WRITING FLAG  Wr

  • NTR 338W Issues in Nutrition and Health - Required for all BS Nutrition degrees. Optional for BSA Nutrition degree, however must meet prerequisites stated in Course Schedule. 

     

  • NTR 338H Issues in Nutrition and Health: Honors - Required for/restricted to BS Honors in Advanced Nutritional Sciences 


ETHICS & LEADERSHIP FLAG  EL

  • NTR 331 International Nutrition: Social/Environmental Policies - Taught spring semester only.


INDEPENDENT INQUIRY FLAG  II

  • NTR 355 Undergraduate Research - Must receive permission from supervising faculty member to enroll.

     

  • NTR 338W Issues in Nutrition and Health - Required for all BS Nutrition degrees. Optional for BSA Nutrition degree, however must meet prerequisites stated in the Course Schedule. 

     

  • NTR 379H Honors Tutorial Course - Required for/restricted to BS Honors in Advanced Nutritional Sciences or students pursuing Special Departmental Honors.