2016-2017 Catalog

SCI 205 Nutrition

This course prepares students to improve nutritional health for themselves, their families, and their communities. Basic information on the classification, chemistry, functions, metabolism, deficiency symptoms, dietary sources of essential nutrients, and the use of supplements will be discussed.  The course will focus on health promotion and maintenance and evidence-based factors that affect individual food choices, nutrition-related consumer behavior, cultural norms, and global aspects of nutrition and will engage students in using nutritional assessment tools and nutrition-planning guides.  Students will also assess contemporary nutrition issues and explore.

Course is not yet available to be taken in residence.  Students must earn and acquire these credits required for degree completion through approved transfer or alternative credit.  Please discuss with your academic advisor.