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Dietetics Courses

DIET 106 Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle

3-0-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

Knowledge of basic nutrition principles is essential for culinary arts students so they can consider nutritional factors when preparing menus. In addition, a nutrition course is required in order for the Culinary Arts Program to become eligible for accreditation by the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

DIET 111 Introduction to Nutrition

3-0-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

This course provides foundational knowledge in the science of nutrition for nursing and other students interested in health careers. It will help students understand the scientific basis for promoting health. They will learn about factors affecting food selection, standards for assessing dietary quality and criteria for evaluating the reliability of nutrition information available to today's consumer. The course provides basic knowledge about normal nutrition throughout the lifecycle.
Prerequisites: ENGL 101 and BIOL 109.

Unless otherwise noted, all college level courses require English 101 placement.