Nutrition and Health

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Course No: NUTR.2100-011; SIS Class Nbr: 1948; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Canceled 3/8/19

Course Description

This course is an introductory course to the science of nutrition as it applies to everyday life and health. Focus will include the six major nutrients: carbohydrates, lipids (fats), protein, vitamins, minerals, and water and their importance in the human body. Digestion, absorption, and metabolism in the human body will be introduced. The course will also examine energy balance and weight management as they relate to nutrition and fitness. The impact of culture, demographics and ethnicity on nutritional intake will be discussed. Students will explore the relationship between nutrition and health through laboratory experiences.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Anti-Req: Course is not for College of Health Science Majors.
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  • Core Codes: SCL
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
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When Offered & Tuition

  • TBD
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Jul 01
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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