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NUTR 015: Human Nutrition

Course Description

This course discusses the basic scientific principles as they apply to human nutrition in maintaining health and preventing disease. Course material concentrates on the nutrient requirements of the human body throughout life. The course examines the biochemical functions and interrelationships of nutrients as well as the current nutritional controversies. Students have the opportunity to 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.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: B. Natural Sciences
    E. Lifelong Understanding and Development
  • CSU GE: Area E - Lifelong Learning and Self Development
  • C-ID: NUTR 110 - Introduction to Nutrition Science
Last Updated 7/19/23