2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    May 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUSE 230 - Nutrition

3 CR
The course includes the study of essential nutrients and their functions as they relate to normal health, as well as the selection of food to meet the identified nutrient requirements.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain the functions of nutrient standards.
  2. Evaluate a 3-day diet journal for adequacy and excess.
  3. Identify the functions of basic nutrients and their interaction with the human body.
  4. Explain the relationships between diet, health, and disease.
  5. Identify the impact of the life cycle on nutritional requirements and the importance of lifestyle for present and future benefits.
  6. Interpret scientific guidelines and research related to nutrition, agriculture, food safety, and resource distribution.
  7. Examine the controversial issues surrounding nutrition information, the media, and advanced food and nutrient technology.
  8. Explain the impact of hunger on the individual, community, and the world.