The Nutrition and Foods Skills Certificate Program is designed to provide students with fundamental knowledge and skills in nutritional science, food science, food preparation, and food safety and sanitation. The required courses prepare students for entry-level positions in nutrition and foods. Examples of entry-level positions include nutrition assistants for community agencies such as The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and Head Start, diet aides or diet clerks in hospitals, and dietary service workers in hospitals or school foodservice.
|Program Level Student Learning Outcomes|
|Outcome 1:||Explain nutrient needs and how diet and lifestyle choices impact health. |
|Outcome 2:||Differentiate between proper and improper food safety and sanitation techniques. |
|Outcome 3:||Determine the correct preparation methods and assess the quality of a wide variety of foods.|
|CB01: Course Number||CB02: Course Title||Annual # Sections||Annual Enrollment Total||Annual # Sections||Annual Enrollment Total|
|NUTR 100 F||Careers in Nutrition and Foods||No data||No data||3||61|
|NUTR 210 F||Human Nutrition||35||1,470||29||1,254|
|NUTR 210HF||Honors Human Nutrition||No data||No data||No data||No data|
|FOOD 102 F||Introduction to Foods||4||79||4||64|
|FOOD 110 F||Food Safety and Sanitation||No data||No data||2||38|
|FOOD 060 F||Food for Fitness||2||30||2||29|
|FOOD 070 F||Nutrition Concepts and Food Preparation for Vegetarians||2||28||2||27|
|FOOD 130 F||Cultural Aspects of Foods||3||48||2||30|
The Nutrition and Foods department seeks to create a dynamic learning eco-system that prepares students for careers, position advancements and/or higher-level degrees through practical, real-world and community experiences in and out of the classroom.
This certificate requires a total of 13-14 units. A minimum grade of C is required in each course taken.
(Y1 or S1)
|NUTR 100 F||Careers in Nutrition and Foods||2||Y1/S1|
|NUTR 210 F or NUTR 210 HF||Human Nutrition or Honors Human Nutrition||3||Y1/S1|
|FOOD 102 F||Introduction to Foods||3||Y1/S2|
|FOOD 110 F||Food Safety and Sanitation||3||Y1/S2|
|FOOD 060 F or FOOD 070 F or FOOD 130 F||Foods for Fitness or Nutrition Concepts and Food Preparation for Vegetarians or Cultural Aspects of Food||2 or 3||Y1/S1 or S2|