NUTR 2110. Human Nutrition
3 Credits (3)
This course provides an overview of nutrients, including requirements, digestion, absorption, transport, function in the body and food sources. Dietary guidelines intended to promote long-term health are stressed.
- Evaluate sources of nutrition information for reliability
- Identify elements of a nutritious diet
- Describe the digestion, transport, and absorption of nutrients
- Describe the importance of nutrition in weight control and health
- Identify nutritional needs as they relate to the life cycle and performance
- Describe behavior modification techniques that promote good health
- Evaluate popular nutrition trends for scientific accuracy and effectiveness
- Develop skills in the planning and assessing of healthy meal plans
- Describe the role of food choices in the development of chronic disease 1
- Describe the role of food in the promotion of a healthful lifestyle
NUTR 2120. Seminar I - Becoming a Nutrition Professional
1 Credit (1)
This course will introduce students to the field experience, careers, and professions in nutrition. This course is required for students pursuing a Didactic Program in Dietetics verification statement. May be repeated up to 1 credits. Consent of Instructor required. Restricted to: HNDS majors.
- Describe career options within the fields of Nutrition Dietetics.
- Outline the HNDS field experience process.
- Explain the educational pathways in HNDS.
- List requirements for admission into the HNDS Dietetics pathway.
- Begin an HNDS student portfolio.
- Discuss the importance of personal responsibility accountability