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NTR 123 Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Examines the role of nutrition during every stage of life, common problems and concerns, nutritional adequacy with an emphasis on birth through age eighteen.

Prerequisites: NTR 200 or NTR 104

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Describe the nutrition principles required to achieve optimal health prior to conception.
2. (Comprehension Level) Give examples of the role nutrition plays during pregnancy.
3. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast breastfeeding to formula feeding.
4. (Knowledge Level) Describe and list the macro and micro nutrition recommendations for life cycle stages.
5. (Comprehension Level) Outline common nutrition problems and concerns for life cycle stages.
6. (Knowledge Level) Summarize the type of tools used to assess an individual's nutritional adequacy.
7. (Synthesis Level) Explain how principles of nutrition, health and wellness can manage and/or prevent chronic health conditions during every stage of life. (CSLO4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Hard copy of standard is on file in the Curriculum Office.