Nutrition

 

Dietitians, Nutritionists and Dietetic Technicians focus on ways to promote health and prevent disease through good eating habits. They may work directly with clients to evaluate eating habits and make dietary recommendations, develop menus, or supervise food service operations in health care institutions.

 

Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

 

NUTRITION & 101
Nutrition (5)

A general study of nutrients in food, its digestion, absorption and metabolism. Course also deals with energy balance, weight control, nutritional assessment and improvement of general well-being. Previously NDF 110. Prerequisite: Recommended: Completion of MATH 070 and ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Student option grading.

NUTRITION & 101W
Nutrition (5)

A general study of nutrients in food, its digestion, absorption and metabolism. Course also deals with energy balance, weight control, nutritional assessment and improvement of general well-being. Previously NDF 110W. Student option grading.

NUTRITION 188
Nutrition and Fitness (3)

This course is designed for anyone wanting to improve their health through nutrition and fitness, from recreational exercisers to serious athletes. Included are discussions of fitness goals and guidelines, nutrients and energy systems, weight maintenance, eating disorders, nutrition misinformation, and supplement use. Dual listed with PE 188. Prerequisites: Recommended: Completion of MATH 070 and ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

NUTRITION 293
Special Topics in Nutrition (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics on interest in nutrition. Previously NDF 283. Student option grading.

NUTRITION 297
Individual Project in Nutrition (1)

Individual project in a specific area of nutrition. By arrangement with instructor. Previously NDF 297. Prerequisite: Instructor permission based on evaluation of student's educational & work experience. Student option grading.

NUTRITION 298
Individual Project in Nutrition (2)

Individual project in a specific area of nutrition. By arrangement with instructor. Previously NDF 298. Prerequisite: Instructor permission based on evaluation of student's educational & work experience. Student option grading.

NUTRITION 299
Individual Project in Nutrition (3)

Individual project in a specific area of nutrition. By arrangement with instructor. Previously NDF 299. Prerequisite: Instructor permission based on evaluation of student's educational & work experience. Student option grading.