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Principles of Human Nutrition

NTRN 1010: Nutrition Course Online

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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.

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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.

Technical Requirements

To learn more about the tech­ni­cal require­ments for this and oth­er Post-Bac­calau­re­ate cours­es, click here.

Required Course Materials

Tuition and Fees

Cred­its: 3
Tuition: $1050
Reg­is­tra­tion: $25
Total: $1075

The cost of the mate­ri­als is not includ­ed in this total.

Exam Procedures

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.

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