BIOL 114

Basic Human Nutrition

Course 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 lifecycle will be explored. Disease processes that require special nutritional support are studied.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Evaluate the recommended requirements for each of the six classes of nutrients.
  • Categorize nutrients into the appropriate class.
  • Explain the digestion, absorption and metabolism of nutrients in the human body.
  • Examine the role of nutrition in optimizing health and preventing disease throughout the human life cycle.
  • Identify disease processes that require special nutritional support.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2015

 114142413Basic Human Nutrition Online1Crowley-Harpenau P$30.000/31/0Closed
 114142414Basic Human Nutrition Online1Crowley-Harpenau P$30.000/31/0Closed

BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 114047708Basic Human Nutrition OE/OE1Crowley-Harpenau P$30.003/31/0Open
 114142415Basic Human Nutrition Online1Cook S$30.0011/31/0Open
 114142420Basic Human Nutrition Online1Crowley-Harpenau P$30.008/31/0Open

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