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Nutrition (NUTR)

NUTR 2310 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition & Metabolism (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course presents a study of nutrient and food energy needs of humans throughout the life cycle with consideration of socio-psychological factors. Content includes processes, chemistry, digestion, absorption, metabolism, and utilization of nutrients. An on-line review of biological chemistry, anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology relevant to nutrition is also included in this course. A one-time techniques session including analysis of blood for nutrients is required of all students. Distance Learning students are required to take their exams at a proctored testing facility. Course is team-taught by faculty with advanced degrees limited to nutrition. Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisites: BIO 2300, BIO 2232, CHEM 1112 and CHEM 1113 or
BIO 1121, BIO 1122, CHEM 1112 and CHEM 1113
Lab fee: $4.00