Advanced Nutrition Principles I - NUT 301

Advanced Nutrition Principles I
Course Number
NUT 301


This course will present principles of nutrition through the study of human metabolism and nutrients essential to human life. Emphasis will be on understanding therapeutic nutrition recommendations related to disease processes, as well as nutrition needs for health through the life cycles and for physical performance. The course will include practical experiences in assisting individuals in diet modification, community service related to food production/consumption, and research of specific diet recommendations.

Learning Outcomes

Identify the basic components of nutrition and apply the scientific process to nutrition
Define dietary guidelines, recommendations for Nutrient Intake and demonstrate use of diet analysis
Examine Complementary and Alternative nutrition and justify the use of dietary supplements
Recall the fundamentals of digestion and identify how nutrients influence digestion and absorption in normal and disease conditions
Summarize carbohydrates, lipids, protein and their components and extrapolate their use in diets.
Demonstrate and understanding of metabolism and predict how it influences energy balance, body composition and weight management

Required Materials (Course Pack)

The Required Materials (or Course Pack) cost—including standard shipping within the United States—is $115. This includes:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) - $115

Get the most up to date information about required textbooks for this class, including ISBN, edition and price, by visiting our Required Textbooks page

Total Course Price: $975 (3 credits x $325 per credit) + $115 Course Pack + $187.75 Textbook = $1277.75

Does not include Registration Fee, which is $200 per program or $30 per credit if enrolling in single courses.

* You may always elect to buy or rent your textbooks/ebooks new or used. However, when choosing to purchase college textbooks and supplementary materials outside the College store, please use caution to ensure you purchase the correct version of required materials.

Maximum Enrollment: 30 students


Last updated 2/18/19

Additional Prerequisites

None – Prior or concurrent nutrition training is recommended

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