Nutrition (Minor)

Minor in Nutrition (21 units)

The minor in nutrition is available to student pursuing undergraduate degrees at California Baptist University. Students who may be interested in completing the minor include those pursuing degrees in Education, Nursing, Health Education, and Kinesiology. The minor is intended to increase knowledge of nutrition issues. The nutrition minor is not equivalent to the registered dietician license and does not provide a license to practice therapeutic nutrition.

Lower Division Requirements

NFS101 Intro to Nutrtn & Food Sciences

This class provides an introduction to the fundamental principles of normal nutrition, food science and their relation to the health and physical fitness of individuals. Also includes a discussion of the career opportunities within nutrition and sciences, and the computer software pertinent to the field. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

NFS101-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
09/05/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
NFS101-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
01/10/2018 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Adams Business Park ONLN

NFS200 Lifecycle Nutrition

This class will provide a rapidly moving study of nutrition in the lifecycle from infancy through advancing years. Emphasis will be placed on the application of nutritional requirements and guidelines in each age group to dietary planning and intake. (3 units, As offered)

NFS200-A
Sadek, Amy Lynn
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Adams Business Park A21

NFS220 Food, Culture & Society

Examination of how, what, when, where, and why people eat. Cultural differences related to food provision, production, and consumption will be evaluated. Relationships of history, geography, climate, customs, social status, health, economy, religion, and politics to food and society also explored. (3 units, As offered)

NFS220-A
Zheng, Shasha
09/05/2017 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Adams Business Park ONLN
NFS220-A
Zheng, Shasha
01/10/2018 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

 

Upper Division Requirements 

Select 12 units from the following courses:

HSC410 Health Behavior Change

This course addresses the exploration and application of education, psychosocial, and spiritual components of health behaviors. Behavior change theory, principles, predictive models, and their application to health behavior change programs and interventions will be investigated. (3 units; As offered)

HSC410-B
Penny, Marshare A'Lise
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L246
HSC410-A
Kim, Sangmin
09/05/2017 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC410-B
Penny, Marshare A'Lise
01/10/2018 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC410-A
Kim, Sangmin
01/10/2018 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC410-A
Kim, Sangmin
05/07/2018 MW 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

NFS310 Community Nutrition

Study of the community-based programs with nutrition components, including work-site wellness, health promotion, schools, day-care programs, and health clinics. Programs in these areas include nutrition screening and assessment, feeding programs and assistance, plus health promotion and disease prevention. (3 units; As offered)

NFS310-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
09/05/2017 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus A013
NFS310-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
01/10/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Adams Business Park

NFS320 Nutritional Biochemistry

Introduction to biochemistry with particular emphasis on nutrition and its effect on metabolism. Prerequisites: NFS 101. (3 units; As offered)

NFS320-A
Zheng, Shasha
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Adams Business Park A21

NFS330 Food Srvc Orgnztn, Purch & Mgmtt

Study of equipment, personnel, and cost in the management of large quantity food services. Includes guest professional lectures and site visits to local food service operations. (3 units; As offered)

NFS330-A
Asi, Adleit F.
09/05/2017 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Adams Business Park A21

NFS460 Human Nutritn Assessmnt LctrW/Lb

Lecture and laboratory experience in nutritional assessment using anthropometrics, dietary, biochemical, and clinical tests and criteria. Laboratory experience includes simulation, standardized patient, and outpatient. Prerequisite: NFS 101 (3 units; As offered)

NFS460-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
01/10/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Adams Business Park A21

NFS480 Agrcltre, Nutrtn,& Int'l Develop

Issues in technology, food policy, nutrition, political economy, and social welfare in developing societies. Integrates concerns about food and nutrient distribution and availability, malnutrition, scientific principles of nutrient utilization and metabolism, and human productivity and reproduction. Prerequisite: NFS 101. (3 units; As offered)

NFS480-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
09/05/2017 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Adams Business Park ONLN