Nutrition (Certificate N0453)
This certificate is designed to give students basic knowledge and skills in nutrition science, food science, food preparation, and food safety and sanitation. The courses prepare students for entry-level employment as nutrition assistants, community nutrition workers, and dietary service workers in clinical, community, long-term care, and institutional foodservice worksites.
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|HRM 52||Food Safety and Sanitation||2|
|NF 1||Introduction to Nutrition as a Career||2|
|NF 20||Principles of Food with Laboratory||3|
|NF 25||Introduction to Nutrition Science||3|
|or NF 25H||Introduction to Nutrition Science - Honors|
|NF 28||Cultural and Ethnic Foods||3|
|Choose three units from the following:||3|
|Introduction to Food Science Technologies|
|Cooking for Health and Wellness|
|Cooking for Athletic and Physical Performance|
|Work Experience in Nutrition and Dietetics|
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:
- Demonstrate proficiency in practical skills, such as using kitchen equipment and appropriate technology properly.
- Be able to use acquired knowledge and skills to evaluate potential transfer and internship sites.
Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
Guided Pathways of Study
When students can identify a career goal early on in their educational journey, they are more likely to complete on time and succeed. Consistent guidance and a clear outline of the required courses help support students decisions in choosing the right program for them. Explore below to find the programs that most interest you.
|HRM 52||Food Safety and Sanitation 2||2|
|NF 25||Introduction to Nutrition Science 3||3|
|NF 28||Cultural and Ethnic Foods 3||3|
|NF 20||Principles of Food with Laboratory 3||3|
|NF 1||Introduction to Nutrition as a Career 2||2|
|or NF 81, NF 82, NF 91 option (3 units) 3|
|Certificate: Nutrition N0453 3|
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