Nutrition & Food

Student Learning Outcomes

Course Number Course Outcome
NF 81 (VOC)Cooking for Your Heart and Health^ Students completing NF 81 - Cooking for Your Heart and Health will be able to analyze food labels for a food's fat, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, cholesterol, sugar, fiber, and vitamin and mineral content in order to assist in heart healthy food selection. ^ Students completing NF 81 - Cooking for Your Heart and Health will feel motivated and confident in their abilities to apply the information they learned in class to their lives. ^ Students completing NF 81 - Cooking for Your Heart and Health will modify and present a recipe.
NF 28Cultural and Ethnic Foods^ Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will be able to complete an assignment that demonstrates meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their personal wellbeing. ^ Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will compare the cuisine of a selected culture with the typical American diet and demonstrate how the culture influenced American cuisine. ^ Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will feel motivated to continue discovering about the foods of other cultures.
NF 25Essentials of Nutrition^ Students completing NF 25 - Essentials of Nutrition will be able to demonstrate mastery of course material by planning a diet that meets or exceeds standards of nutritional adequacy. ^ Students completing NF 25 - Essentials of Nutrition will be able to demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation of their current food choices related to increasing their lifelong personal wellbeing.
NF 25HEssentials of Nutrition - Honors^ Students completing NF 25H - Essentials of Nutrition (Honors) will be able to demonstrate mastery of course material by planning a diet that meets or exceeds standards of nutritional adequacy. ^ Students completing NF 25H - Essentials of Nutrition (Honors) will be able to demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation of their current food choices related to increasing their lifelong personal wellbeing. ^ Students will demonstrate inquiry (a systematic process of exploring issues, objects or works) and analysis (assessment of evidence resulting in conclusions or judgments) as part of their Honors coursework.
NF 30Food Science Technologies^ Students completing NF 30 - Food Science Technologies will describe the chemistry underlying the properties and reactions of various food components. ^ Students completing NF 30 - Food Science Technologies will describe the major chemical reactions that limit shelf life.
NF 1Introduction to Nutrition as a Career^ Students completing NF 1 - Introduction to Nutrition as a Career identify career options in dietetics using at least two different communication platforms. ^ Students completing NF 1 - Introduction to Nutrition as a Career will be able to evaluate an assigned dietetic internship program. ^ Students completing NF 1 - Introduction to Nutrition as a Career will demonstrate effective oral communication skills by delivering in-class oral presentations and interviewing members of the profession.
NF 10Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness^ Students completing NF 10 - Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness will be able to analyze food labels for nutrient content and other pertinent information that will help in healthy food selection. ^ Students completing NF 10 - Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness will be able to demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation of their current food choices related to increasing their lifelong personal wellbeing. ^ Students completing NF 10 - Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness will be able to evaluate fad diets and products. ^ Students completing NF 10 - Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness will feel motivated and confident in their abilities to apply the information they learned in class to their lives.
NF 20Principles of Foods with Lab^ Students completing NF 20 - Principles of Foods - will be able to correctly identify key kitchen equipment. ^ Students completing NF 20 - Principles of Foods with Lab will be able to apply and present food science principles to the analysis of a recipe. ^ Students completing NF 20 - Principles of Foods with Lab will feel confident in their abilities to successfully follow recipes.
NF 12Sports Nutrition^ Students completing NF 12 - Sports Nutrition will be able to develop an individual plan for an athlete including adequate energy, macronutrient, and fluid needs. A score of 0 will be assigned to Did Not Meet Criteria, 1 Partially Met Criteria, and 2 Met Criteria. ^ Students completing NF 12 - Sports Nutrition will be able to list symptoms of disordered eating associated with athletes.
NF 82 (VOC)Vegetarian Cuisine^ Students completing NF 82 - Vegetarian Cuisine will feel motivated and confident in their abilities to apply the information they learned in class to their lives. ^ Students completing NF 82 - Vegetarian Cuisine will modify and present a recipe. ^ Students in NF 82 - Vegetarian Cooking will be able to correctly identify complementary protein sources.
NF 91Work Experience in Nutrition and Dietetics^ Students completing NF 91 - Work Experience in Nutrition and Dietetics will evaluate how their work experience prepares them for a career in nutrition, foods, or dietetics. ^ Students completing NF 91- Work experience in Nutrition and Dietetics will develop and attain at least one measurable skills-based learning objective