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  Jul 22, 2017
 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition and Food - Concentration in Nutrition and Health, B.A.


Program Learning Outcomes


Students who complete the program in Nutrition and Food - Concentration in Nutrition and Health will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate content knowledge of nutrient needs on growth and development during the lifecycle stages of prenatal through elderly.
  2. Demonstrate basic skills in food preparation, sanitation and safety in working with a variety of food products.
  3. Apply content knowledge and develop skills in teaching/counseling nutrition knowledge to individuals or groups.
  4. Understand the food and food systems foundation and apply to the development, modification, and evaluation of recipes, menus, and food products acceptable to diverse groups.
  5. Utilize principles of health literacy, including critical thinking skills, literature searches, data collection and interpretation, necessary for the implementation of food and nutrition services in professional settings.
  6. Analyze, interpret and evaluate current evidence-based research related to nutrition topics.
  7. Examine cultural differences in food choices and ethics when working with peoples of diverse ethnic, religious and financial backgrounds.
  8. Evaluate the effects of societal, cultural, and financial dynamics upon diet trends, dietary choices, and food preparation methods among families and societies.
  9. Identify career paths and assess appropriate career plans for identifying professional areas of nutrition/health fields.

Total: 30 Units


Total: 30 Units


Major Total: 60




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