Fundamentals of Nutrition
- EST. time to complete:
- 3 to 9 Months
- $342.16 per 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.
You have 3 to 9 months from your enrollment date to complete:
- 9 Lessons
- 3 Proctored Exams
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 3-9 months to complete this online course. The college credits you earn will be recorded on your transcript in the semester you register.