GISW NUTR 1030 Basic Nutrition -- 2 unit(s)

Study of nutrition in relation to growth development and maintenance of the body.

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Course syllabus
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Course notes
Course credit may be applied to the Iowa School Health Education Teaching Endorsement (Required Category: Human Nutrition).

GIS Web IconThis course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.

UNI students: No credit for NUTR 1030 if credit previously earned in 310:032.
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area
Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.
Tammie Collum, Instructor

Sizer, F., & Whitney, E. Nutrition Concepts and Controversies. 2017/14th edition. Belmont, Ca: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. 1305627997

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