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HUN 1201 - Principles of Nutrition

3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): Requires placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading, writing, and mathematics.
AA Elective: Yes
This course presents a study of basic human nutrition. Topics include the study of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, water, and electrolytes; the role of digestion, absorption, and metabolism in governing dietary needs; and the changes in nutritional needs throughout life. This course also discusses current nutritional issues, such as the guidelines for dietary planning, weight management, and eating disorders, as well as the nutritional care process and changes in diet that are associated with disease.

This course is also offered in Honors format. For Honors Program sections, Honors Program permission is required.

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