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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Culinary Arts - CUL 241

Culinary Nutrition

2 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course explores nutrition and the relationship between nutrition and health. Topics such as vegetarianism, food fads, obesity, weight control and portion sizes are studied. Students will learn how to apply nutritional concepts in menu planning in order to prepare healthful foods that are pleasing to both the eye and the palate to cater to the growing number of health-minded customers.


(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:

  • Explore the importance of the major nutrient classes for proper health.
  • Explore characteristics, functions and sources of the major nutrient classes.
  • Explore the importance of proper food intake and meal planning for prevention and treatment of disease and for optimal health.
  • Design a menu based upon assigned dietetic concerns.
  • Analyze dietary intake for calories and nutrients.
  • Evaluate the recommended intake for each of the nutrient classes.
  • Interpret the information found on food labels.
  • Identify food science concepts in regard to nutrition.
  • Utilize technology for nutrient analysis.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; Culinary Arts; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 241142431Culinary NutritionONL2Fahrbach S13/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2020; Culinary Arts; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 241143745Culinary NutritionRMT2Fahrbach S25/28/0Open$37.00T  04:00 PM-05:54 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; Culinary Arts; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 241112340Culinary NutritionONL2Fahrbach S31/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; Culinary Arts; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 241113734Culinary NutritionMC2Fahrbach S30/30/0Open$37.00T  04:00 PM-05:54 PM LA400

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday