Nutrition & Dietetics (DIET) Courses

DIET2050 Community Nutrition

This course examines the role of nutrition in promoting, maintaining and improving the health of individuals and groups in the community. The course provides students with a foundational understanding of the professionals, organizations and policies that influence community nutrition. Students are introduced to epidemiological research methodology, educational theories and other strategies in order to maximize their effectiveness while working with diverse and potentially vulnerable populations.
Prerequisite(s): DIET1010 or NUTR2001 or SCI1050. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Online, Providence
3 Semester Credits

DIET3050 Life Span Nutrition

This course is designed to study the significance of nutrition at specific times of growth, development and aging. The focus is on understanding the role food plays from pregnancy to the older adult population. The relationship between nutrition and health is traced throughout the human life span. Students apply course content to situations relevant to both community and clinical settings.
Prerequisite(s): DIET1010 or NUTR2001 or SCI1050, junior status.
Offered at Charlotte, Providence
3 Semester Credits