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Nutrition and Foods 11
Nutrition

3 units; 3 hours lecture

Recommended Preparation: English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

Nutrition and Foods 15
Nutrition for Infants and Young Children

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of nutrition as they ralate to the health and physical welllness of individuals. The topics covered include macronutrients, micronutrients, diet and health, weight management, dietary analysis, current nutrition trends, food safety, and physical fitness. In this course, students study the nutrient needs of children from conception through puberty. Topics include nutrient sources and functions, energy balance, assessment of food intake according to current guidelines and standards, food safety and sanitation, policies and practices for child care food programs including public resources, menu planning and integration of nutrition education into early childhood education programs.

Nutrition and Foods 99
(formerly Nutrition and Foods 99abc)

Independent Study

1-3 units; hours to be arranged Enrollment Limitation: two courses in Nutrition and Foods courses with a minimum grade of B in each and acknowledgment by the instructor with whom the student will work
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU*

 

This course provides special advanced studies in a subject field of Nutrition and Foods not covered in the regular departmental offerings. Regular conferences with the instructor are coordinated with assigned Nutrition and Foods projects 
(54 hours per unit).

Note: Transfer limitations apply.
Note: For eligibility requirements, go to www.elcamino.edu/admissions/credit.asp