Nutrition Studies Courses

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

C-ID NUTR 110

Basic scientific principles as they apply to human nutrition in maintaining health and preventing disease are discussed. Concentration is on the nutrient requirements of the human body throughout life. Biochemical functions and interrelationships of nutrients are examined. Current nutritional controversies are evaluated. Students gain practical experience in evaluating nutritional data by completing a self-study project. This course is designed for the student who has no science background. This course meets the nutrition requirement for nursing majors at San Jose State University. Pass/No Pass Option

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

This course examines food intake patterns, food customs and nutritional status of people from various racial, regional and religious backgrounds of the world from an evolutionary and ecological perspective. In addition, this course looks at food as a source of nutrients as well as an integral part of people’s cultures. This course explores contemporary health problems related to food and nutrition, and discusses different approaches to dealing with these challenges through community development and other intervention strategies. Pass/No Pass Option

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

This course is designed specifically for the fitness specialist or enthusiast who wants a basic understanding of nutritional principles as they relate to exercise and sports. Emphasis is placed on understanding the role of nutrients in physical performance. Body composition, precompetition meals and the efficiency of ergogenic aids are also discussed. Pass/No Pass Option

Last Updated 4/19/19