Fundamentals of Nutrition


Nutrition & Dietetics 240: Fundamentals of Nutrition
EST. time to complete:
3 to 9 Months
$301.00/Credit (No Fees)


In this course, you will learn the basic principles of nutrition with application for individuals and family groups.

Fundamentals  of Nutrition  presents the basic understanding of nutrition science.  This introductory course identifies nutrients, their functions and food sources and discusses how food behavior translates into nutritional health.   The course also includes such topics as strategies to manage weight, non-nutrients in food, nutrition and physical fitness and other current nutrition topics.   Students learn to apply the principles of nutrition to their own food intake to improve their nutritional health. 

Byrd-Bredbenner.  Wardlaw’s Perspectives in Nutrition.  10th Edition.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdaing, LLC, 2016.

ISBN-13:   978-1259293917 or ISBN-10:   1259293912

You have 3 to 9 months from your enrollment date to complete:


A variety of evaluation strategies are used in the course, including fill-in-the-blank, matching, true/false, multiple-choice and short essay questions.

You may enroll at any time and have up to 9 months to complete your course, or you may be able to complete in as little as 3 months. The credits you earn will be recorded on your transcript in the semester you register. Keep in mind, UND can only verify your enrollment for the semester in which the course is registered and recorded on your transcript.