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Discipline: Certificate: Nutrition - N0453
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Cultural and Ethnic Foods NF 28
  • 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 be able to identify the core foods, flavor principles, traditional foods, special occasion foods, and therapeutic foods used in each culture studied.
  • Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will be able to analyze how food is used culturally and symbolically in holiday and religious ceremonies throughout the world.
  • Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will feel motivated to continue discovering about the foods of other cultures.
Essentials of Nutrition NF 25
  • Students completing NF 25 - Introduction to Nutrition Science will be able to demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation of their current food choices related to increasing their lifelong personal wellbeing.
  • Students completing NF 25 - Introduction to Nutrition Science 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 – Introduction to Nutrition Science will utilize a computerized database to evaluate personal diet records.
Essentials of Nutrition - Honors NF 25H
  • 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 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 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.
Food Safety and Sanitation HRM 52
  • Determine the presence of foodborne-illness outbreak.
  • Identify foodborne pathogen, their sources, and resulting illnesses, and symptoms.
Introduction to Nutrition as a Career NF 1
  • 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.
  • 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 be able to identify career options in dietetics using at least two different communication platforms.
Principles of Foods with Lab NF 20
  • 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 - will be able to correctly identify key laboratory equipment and utensils appropriately.
  • Students completing NF 20 - Principles of Foods with Lab will feel confident in their abilities to successfully follow recipes.