FN 060 4 Units
This course concentrates on the principles of therapeutic nutrition in order to provide modified diets for individuals with a variety of health conditions. The focus is on the rationale for dietary adequacy and how modifications improve a person's well-being.
FN 064 3 Units
The focus of this course is on the food service and nutrition management in a health care facility. It includes the development of policies, protocols and procedures for organizing, staffing and training, as well as the promotion of sound financial planning and a cost control system.
FN 066 3 Units
This course integrates the academic content and principles of nutrition, diet and menu development with the application of nutrition care, diet evaluation, diet education and dietetic practice.
FN 098 1-4 Units
Food and Nutrition Work Experience
This course involves supervised training, in the form of on-the-job employment that will enhance the student's knowledge in the selected field of study. The student's major and job must match. Students work 5-20 hours per week to earn units using the following formula: For paid work, 75 hours = 1 unit; for volunteer work, 60 hours = 1 unit. Students may earn a total of 16 units toward graduation in Work Experience 098 courses. See department for specific guidelines.
FN 162 3 Units
Introduction to Food and Nutrition
This course introduces the scientific concepts of nutrition related to the function of nutrients in the basic life processes. Emphasis is on individual nutrition needs for health promotion and disease prevention, food sources of nutrients, current nutritional issues and diet analysis.