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BIOL 114 - Basic Human Nutrition


Credits: 1
Lecture Contact Hours: 1
Description: This course provides a basic study of human nutrition with emphasis on scientific principles, metabolism and the requirements for nutrients. The role of nutrition in optimizing health throughout the human life cycle will be explored. Disease processes that require special nutritional support are studied.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Liberal Arts | Science
This course counts toward Schoolcraft’s General Education Requirements.
This course counts toward a Michigan Transfer Agreement General Education Requirement.

This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
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Course Competencies
  1. Evaluate the recommended requirements for each of the six classes of nutrients.
  2. Categorize nutrients into the appropriate class.
  3. Explain the digestion, absorption and metabolism of nutrients in the human body.
  4. Examine the role of nutrition in optimizing health and preventing disease throughout the human life cycle.
  5. Identify disease processes that require special nutritional support.



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