Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
Comprehensive introduction to the scientific
principles of nutrition and the interrelationships of metabolism. Examines nutrient
functions, food sources, and functions in the body, as well as health consequences
of nutrient excesses,
deficiencies and diet related chronic conditions. Analysis of special nutritional
needs during the life cycle. Evaluation of personal dietary habits using current dietary
guidelines and nutritional assessment methods.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400. Completion of or concurrent enrollment
in any READ 400 level course.