Courses with an emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion

  • NUTR 20500 Food Science I 
    • Students are introduced to the fundamentals of food science to better understand how and why we process, prepare and store foods a certain way based on their chemical and physical composition. We nurture an equitable and inclusive learning environment by incorporating a diverse range of food ingredients in lab to reflect the current demographics and market trends and by providing food options to any students with dietary restrictions. 
  • NUTR 30300 Essentials Of Nutrition
    • Basic nutrition and its application in meeting nutritional needs of all ages.
  • NUTR 33000 Diet Selection And Planning
    • Diet selection for health maintenance in culturally diverse populations based on current dietary guides with utilization of the computer for diet evaluation.
  • NUTR 42400 Communication Techniques In Foods And Nutrition 
    • Communication of foods and nutrition information to lay and professional audiences through oral, written, and mass media channels.

Purdue research opportunities for minority students

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