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College of Natural Sciences
SCI/220 Version 7
Human Nutrition
Credits: 3
Contact-Hours: Tuesday-6pm-10pm Five week course = 20 classroom hours
+ 20 Team hours = 40 contact hours
Course ID: UC0113TE
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Course Description

This course introduces the basic concepts of food and nutrition to highlight ways that students can integrate good nutrition into their lifestyles. Principles of digestion and absorption, the function of nutrients, lifecycle nutritive needs, disease prevention, diet modifications, and weight management are covered. Practical application of these principles to the students’ lives is emphasized.


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University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Course Materials

Grosvenor, M. B., & Smolin, L. A. (2012). Visualizing nutrition: Everyday choices (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Wardlaw, G. M., & Smith, A. M. (2011). Contemporary nutrition (8th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Supplemental Resources

WileyPLUS® and iProfile

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

Week One: Nutrition, a Key to Health Details Due Points
Objectives 1.1 Explain the connection between nutrition and health.
1.2 Propose modifications in personal diet to…...

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