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NTR 200 Human Nutrition
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
Cross-Listed:  


Description: The scientific principles of human nutrition emphasize nutrient metabolism, the relationships between diet and disease, and the importance of nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention. Prerequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe the biochemical processes of digestion, absorption, metabolism, and utilization of nutrients. (CSLO 2)
2. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the influence of age, growth, and normal development on nutrient requirements and explain changes in these requirements across the life span.
3. (Application Level) Calculate the nutrient composition of foods. (CSLO 3)
4. (Synthesis Level) Categorize the influence of socioeconomic, cultural, and psychological factors on food and nutrition behavior. (CSLO 1)
5. (Analysis Level) Examine and explain health promotion and disease prevention theories, including complementary, alternative nutrition, and herbal therapies.
6. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate and explain the role of food in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle, showing how a healthy lifestyle affects current food and nutrition laws, regulations, and policies. (CSLO 1)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None