In conjunction with a faculty mentor, the student will participate in a research or creative project investigating topics and problems in Food and Nutrition. This course will provide an introduction to the research methods and techniques of the discipline. The research experience will culminate in a paper and presentation. Open to freshmen and sophomore majors in the Nutrition, Health and Human Performance department and others by permission of the instructor. May be repeated for up to a total of six credit hours. A research proposal form completed by the student and faculty mentor is required for registration. Instructor's consent required. Prerequisite: FN-227.