BIO 240 Nutrition

3 credits, Spring and Summer

Examines the effect of nutritional status, food habits and food consumption on human health. Nutritional requirements at different stages of human development and various nutrients contained in representative food categories are covered. Techniques and procedures for the application of nutrition knowledge in the context of socioeconomic factors and consumer concerns are discussed. Specific application to nursing care is described. This course does not satisfy a minor requirement in biology.

Prerequisite(s): Restricted to nursing majors; must meet all progression criteria for sophomore level nursing students; a grade of "C" or better in BIO 113, BIO 113L and CHEM 110, CHEM 110L