This program is designed to broaden the knowledge base of individuals interested in nutrition or for those who work in food, nutrition or health-related areas such as WIC (Women, Infants and Children), public health, nursing, allied health, culinary arts, fitness, schools, farmers’ markets, etc.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Apply recognized nutrition tools and guidelines to menu planning and the selection and preparation of food.
- Analyze a menu or diet for nutritional adequacy.
- Summarize the basic functions, food sources, digestion and absorption of the major nutrients.
- Describe the nutritional concerns and requirements of each phase of the life cycle.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of public health nutrition surveys, programs and policies.
- Summarize the impact of food choices on exercise performance, health, nutritional status and the global environment.
REQUIREMENTS: (21 credits)
NUTR 2110 Human Nutrition (online) 3 credits
HLED 1160 Stress Management (online) 3 credits
NUTR 2130 Nutrition in the Lifecycle (online) 3 credits
NUTR 2140 Community Nutrition (online) 3 credits
NUTR 2170 Diabetes Management (online) 3 credits
EXSC 2130 Instruction in Lifestyle Change (online) 3 credits
EXSC 2130 Nutrition for Fitness and Sport (online) 3 credits
NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.
TOTAL 21 CREDITS MIN.