BIOL 115


Course Description

This course provides a study of the nature and role of nutrition with emphasis on the changing needs in the human life cycle. The relationship between nutrition and health will be explored. Topics such as vegetarianism, food fads and fallacies, obesity, weight control and food additives 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:

  • Contrast the basic food groups.
  • Evaluate the recommended requirements for each of the six (6) classes of nutrients.
  • Summarize the main steps in the body's metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins.
  • Explain how a surplus of the three energy yielding nutrients contributes to body fat stores.
  • Examine dietary strategies for achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight.
  • Compare the nutritional needs throughout the different stages of life.
  • Analyze dietary intake for calories and nutrients.
  • Interpret the information found on food labels.
  • Relate nutrition to food additives, vegetarianism, exercise, health foods, genetically modified foods, food fads, and fallacies.
  • Contrast how over nutrition and under nutrition can lead to disease.

Course Schedule

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

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

 115142442Nutrition Online3Butkevich N$30.000/31/3Closed
 115142443Nutrition Online3Crowley-Harpenau P$30.009/31/0Open

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

 115047733Nutrition OE/OE3Crowley-Harpenau P$30.001/31/0Open
 115142303Nutrition Online3Fruth K$30.000/31/0Closed
 115142438Nutrition Online3McNutt C$30.004/31/0Open
 115145304Nutrition 3Crowley-Harpenau P 0/31/5Closed
M W 10:00AM-11:20AMF130
 115145419Nutrition 3Crowley-Harpenau P 0/31/1Closed
F 09:00AM-11:54AMBTC145
 115246057Nutrition 3OConnell Devlin J 9/31/0Open
T 06:00PM-08:54PMRC675

Winter; 2016; BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/14/2016

 115112312Nutrition Online3Fruth K$30.0015/31/0Open
 115112757Nutrition Online3Crowley-Harpenau P$30.0028/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2016

 115112756Nutrition Online3Abbas M$30.0029/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 115017768Nutrition OE/OE3Kassuba B$30.0021/31/0Open
 115112303Nutrition Online3Fruth K$30.000/31/1Closed
 115112337Nutrition Online3Cook S$30.0024/31/0Open
 115112352Nutrition Online3Crowley-Harpenau P$30.006/31/0Open
 115115320Nutrition 3Mahimkar V 12/31/0Open
F 09:00AM-11:54AMF130
 115115324Nutrition 3OConnell Devlin J 6/31/0Open
R 02:00PM-04:54PMF110
 115216061Nutrition 3Nunez J 23/31/0Open
M 06:00PM-08:54PMRC675

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