AL101 – Basic Nutrition

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Spring 2023, Spring 2023: Term 1: January 9-April 28, Spring 2023: Term 2: January 9-March 3, Spring 2023: Term 3: January 30-April 21, Spring 2023: Term 4: March 13-May 5, Spring 2023: Term 5: March 20-April 28, Summer 2023, Summer 2023 Term 1: May 15 - August 4, Summer 2023 Term 2: May 22 – July 14, Summer 2023 Term 3: June 5 – July 28, Summer 2023: Term 4: June 19– August 11

AL101 Basic Nutrition This course introduces the student to the basic scientific principles of “normal” nutrition as well as the physiological processes related to digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients. An emphasis will be placed upon practical applications for nutrition, including how to read and analyze food labels; how to analyze personal eating habits; how to distinguish between nutrition fact and fiction; and how to identify relationships between nutrition and disease. Additionally, this course will investigate the nutritional requirements of mothers, infants, children, teens, and geriatric populations. This course is intended for students entering health-related fields and those with a general interest in nutrition.

Prerequisite: None

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AL101 Basic Nutrition is equivalent to

  • Dodge City Community College – AH140 Basic Nutrition
  • Pratt Community College – HPR161 Nutrition
  • Seward County Community College – BI1403 Nutrition

Please contact your school counselor if you have a question about the equivalency for this course.