Nutrition Minor

The minor in nutrition (21 units) 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 and Food Sci

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)

Amankwaah, Akua F.
09/03/2019 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus 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)

NFS220 Food, Culture and 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)


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)

Kim, Sangmin
09/03/2019 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
LaChausse, Robert G.
09/03/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

NFS310 Community and Pblc Hlth Nutritn

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; Fall/Spring)

Amankwaah, Akua F.
09/03/2019 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

NFS320 Nutritional Biochemistry

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

Zheng, Shasha
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Adams Business Park A21

NFS330 Food Srvc,Orgnztn,Purch and Mgmt

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)

NFS460 Human Nutrition Assessment

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; Spring)

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)