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|
|Food Science Technologies|
|Healthy American Cuisine|
|Cooking for Health and Wellness|
|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.