Courses: Food Science & Human Nutrition


Course descriptions from the 2017-2018 Catalog.

FSHN 100 Concepts in Nutritional Science (3)

Students will learn about the relationship of food and nutrition to health. Students will study the characteristics, physiological functions, and food sources of the six categories of nutrients, as well as other nutrition-related topics. Special emphasis is placed on understanding the nutrients in relationship with the needs of the human body. This course is required for the AS Degree in Culinary Arts.

Prerequisite: MATH 100C or higher with a grade of C or better.

Rec Prep: Completion of ENG 22 or ENG 24 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

FSHN 185 The Science of Human Nutrition (3)

Integration of natural science concepts basic to the study of human nutrition. Emphasis placed on nutrient requirements of healthy individuals and the function of nutrients and their food sources.(DB)

Prerequisite: ENG 100 and MATH 82 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, or consent of instructor.