Advanced Nutrition Principles II - NUT 302

Advanced Nutrition Principles II
Course Number
NUT 302


This course continues from NUT 301, presenting principles of nutrition through the study of human metabolism and nutrients essential to human life. Emphasis will be on understanding therapeutic nutrition recommendations 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

Differentiate the Vitamins, Minerals and Trace Minerals and extrapolate their importance in healthy
Summarize and be able to apply the principles of Nutrition for sports performance
Categorize eating disorders and differentiate their treatments
Evaluate diets for specific disease conditions
Review life cycle nutrition and be able to adapt it for pregnancy, infancy, childhood and adulthood.
Analyze nutrient-drug interactions and other nutrition related concerns
Recognize and be able to apply safe food practices
Discover and be able to discuss the causes of malnutrition in the United States and abroad.
Demonstrate and understanding of metabolism and predict how it influences energy balance, body composition and weight management


Required Materials & Textbooks:

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

•    Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) - $115
•    Additional practical lab materials may be required when the course is offered.

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

Course materials and textbooks average $300 per 3-credit course. For more information about tuition and fees, please visit

* 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 7/22/18

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