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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5302
First Term: 2020 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 16
CIP Code: 51.0001
Occupational Area: Human Services

Instructional Council: Nutrition (63)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of an associate degree, students may pursue a career as:
29-2051.00 Dietetics Technician

Upon completion of a bachelor`s degree, students may pursue a career as:
11-9039.02 Fitness and Wellness Coordinators
29-1031.00 Dieticians and Nutritionists

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Nutrition for Personal Trainers and Coaches provides a foundation of nutrition knowledge in a non-clinical setting. This certificate is designed for individuals interested in fitness, nutrition, wellness and health-related professions. Students acquire the knowledge and skills to work with individuals to improve well-being and promote healthy lifestyles.

Required Courses
IFS110 Critical Research for College Success 1
EXS125 Introduction to Exercise Physiology 3
FON125 Introduction to Professions in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics 1
+ FON210 Sports Nutrition and Supplements for Physical Activity 3
FON241 Principles of Human Nutrition 3
FON241LL Principles of Human Nutrition Laboratory 1
+ FON247 Weight Management Science 3
FON298AA Special Projects 1
Credits: 16

Learning Outcomes
1. Identify required education, training and areas of practice in nutrition and dietetics. (FON125)
2. Locate peer reviewed nutrition research using various scientific databases. (IFS110)
3. Demonstrate an understanding of nutrition requirements at each stage of the life cycle. (FON241)
4. Examine basic human physiology as it relates to nutrition and exercise. (EXS125, FON210, FON241, FON247)
5. Apply current nutrition guidelines to maximize health, fitness and athletic performance. (FON210, FON241, FON241LL, FON247)
6. Apply concepts of energy balance and fuel metabolism to improve health, manage weight, and enhance athletic performance. (FON210, FON241, FON247)
7. Evaluate alternative diets in relation to standard nutrition guidelines and current peer reviewed scientific research. (IFS110, FON241, FON241LL, FON247)
8. Differentiate between anabolic, catabolic, and energy producing supplements. (FON210)
9. Determine effectiveness of nutrition supplements using current peer reviewed scientific research. (IFS110, FON210)
10. Apply nutrition principles in a practical work setting. (FON298AA)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 10, 2019

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