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Nutrition Life Cycle (NUT-210)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

August 2018 - Present.

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Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: analyze the different physiologic changes that occur across different age groups; identify the different nutritional challenges of each age group; apply the science of nutritional assessment in different age groups; apply the science and knowledge of nutrition and dietetics across different age groups; analyze the effects of diseases on the health of different age groups; compare the effects of different foods on different nutritional and disease related conditions across different age groups; apply the science of nutrition and foods in recommending food choices to different age groups; and develop a thorough understanding of the internal and external factors affecting nutrition and food choices across different age groups.

This self-study course focuses on nutritional requirements of people and specifically the different nutritional requirements of various age groups. Major topics include normal and abnormal physiologic changes that occur throughout the life span and their relationships with food and diet. Assessment is accomplished by a final examination.

Credit Recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Nutrition (8/18).