Nutritional Science

BIOL2320C - Nutritional Science

Undergraduate Quarter | 5 credits | 6 Weeks

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Course Description

An understanding of the fundamental principles of nutrition can help people make important decisions regarding a healthy diet to keep the body functioning as it should. This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the nutritional sciences with an emphasis on the biochemistry of human systems. Through discussions, lab work, and other practical assignments, students explore the body's digestive and metabolic processes, the components of a healthy diet, the role of nutrition in growth and health through the life cycle, and the relationships between nutrition, health, culture, and the environment. Through this course, students gain knowledge needed to apply scientific principles when interpreting nutritional information.

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Pre-Requisites

  • ENGL1010: Writing with Confidence Purpose

Admission Requirements

  • Have one of the following:
    • High school diploma;
    • GED Conferred; or
    • Collegiate transcript including 12 or more credits completed as a degree-seeking student
  • Unofficial transcript(s) from institution(s) with accreditation recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or US Department of Education. Unofficial transcripts must include the name of the institution, student name, grades earned, credits earned, degree earned (if applicable), course names/numbers and dates of attendance
  • Meet one of the following requirements:
    • 21 years of age or older;
    • Concurrently enrolled at another higher education institution;
    • Active military or veteran; or
    • Completion of 60 quarter credits from an accredited US higher education institution.

Start Date

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$1,675.00

  • feature icon Undergraduate Quarter
  • feature icon 5 credits
  • feature icon 6 Weeks
  • feature icon Faculty Led