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Dietetics Courses

DIET 106 Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle

3-0-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to the science of nutrition with an emphasis on the application of optimal nutrition for a healthy lifestyle. Presents basic nutrition principles for students to analyze and apply to their nutrition habits. The students will utilize a variety of tools and techniques, including computer applications, to evaluate their lifestyles.

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.