Principles of Human Nutrition
NTRN 1010: Nutrition Course Online
This is a 3-credit, science-oriented, introductory online nutrition course that focuses on basic principles of human nutrition. Emphasis is placed on the nutrient requirements of healthy individuals, nutrient categories and their characteristics, physiological functions, metabolism, and food sources. The role of nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention will discussed in relation to personal health choices and with applications for students contemplating careers in the health professions. – Principles of Human Nutrition is 3 credits.
NTRN 1010 Course Outline
In this one-semester course, emphasis is placed on the nutrient requirements of healthy individuals’ food sources, nutrient categories and their characteristics, physiological functions, and metabolism. The role of nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention will discussed in relation to personal health choices and with applications for students contemplating careers in the health professions.
Prerequisites to Principles of Human Nutrition
One semester of college-level Biology; one semester of college-level General Chemistry.
Complete at your own pace
Working at the pace typical for a semester-length course, the average student will complete the online course in approximately 16 weeks. Many students are nontraditional students who have elected an online course for flexibility. Since the course is self-paced, you may complete the course in fewer than 16 weeks.
All of the science prerequisites offered at UNE are based online. In order for you as a student to have the best experience possible, UNE has established some technical specifications for you. Click here for technical requirements.
Required Course Materials
- Nutrition: Science and Applications. Lori A. Smolin & Mary B. Grosvenor, 4th Edition, Wiley, 2016
- Click on “Buy Online”, and then enter the country (United States), the state (Maine) and the school name (University of New England Biddeford).
- Cost is $19.99
Mandatory External Webcam for Proctored Exams
This webcam is required for proctored exams for any courses starting on or after September 4, 2019.
Tuition and Fees
The cost of the materials is not included in this total.
All exams are taken online. Major exams are required to be proctored. For instructions on how to take your exams online, visit Online Learning’s ProctorU site. Courses starting on or after September 4, 2019 must be proctored via the UNE-approved external webcam.
Enrollment online anytime
You may enroll at any time via our self-service registration portal. To register, you will need to enable Flash in your browser first (here are step-by-step instructions). Payment is due in full at the time of registration. Your official start date is the date that the course opens and you will have 16 weeks from that date to complete your course.
Courses start on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month
You must be registered for your class by 12:00 noon EST on the Monday before the class starts. Online registration will remain open during holidays when the university is closed. See the UNE Academic Calendar for more details.
Assistance with registration
If you have any questions or need help with registering for your class, please call an Enrollment Counselor at:(855) 325-0894
or view the online FlexReg course registration tutorial.
If you intend to use VA Benefits or Military Tuition Assistance, please do not use the self-registration portal. Please call (855) 325-0894 to be directed to the appropriate office for assistance.
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