36.345 Community Nutrition

Community Nutrition

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 36921
Status Active

This course explores the role of the nutrition professional in community needs assessment, intervention development and evaluation, and in forming domestic nutrition policy. Nutrition problems in contemporary communities and of selected target groups in the United States and in developing countries are examined. Programs and strategies to meet nutrition needs outside the acute care setting, such as nutrition education and food assistance are explored. Local, state,and national nutrition policy and initiatives in nutrition will also be examined.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 35.205 Intro to Nutritional Science and 35.206 Human Nutrition, and Nutritional Science (BS) only.