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NUTR& 101 - Nutrition

Credits: 5
Introduction to the role of nutrition in human health. Topics include human metabolism, utilization of nutrients, nutritive value of foods, factors that affect eating habits, food advertising, nutrition and disease, and establishing a healthy lifestyle. This course is particularly suitable for health occupations students.

Enrollment Requirement: AP 100  and AP 103;  or BIOL& 160 , all with grades of 2.0 or higher.

Satisfies Requirement: Natural Science
Course Fee: $10.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Identify nutritional requirements of a healthy diet.
  2. Identify the nutritional needs of humans through the stages of the life span.
  3. Describe the Macro & Micro nutrients and their functions.
  4. Explain the scientific process of digestion including organs and systems involved.
  5. State and discuss menu choices and how they impact various disease processes.
  6. Evaluate impact of advertising and marketing on the U.S. populations’ health.
  7. Apply knowledge of nutritional science to health and wellness through analysis of individual menu.

Program Outcomes

  1. Provide safe, quality, evidence-based, innovative client-centered nursing care to diverse clients across the lifespan.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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