Examination of the role of nutrition in promoting, maintaining and improving health in the community, including relevant programs and policies. Covers biological and biochemical principles of human nutrition, including macro- and micronutrient food sources and metabolism, as well as sociocultural and institutional influences on nutritional practices. Major Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Program. Minor/Non-Major Prerequisite: BIOL 216 with C or better. Three hours per week with enhancement.
HLTH 450 U.S. HEALTHCARE & PUB HLTH (Fall 2019)
Explores the fundamental characteristics and organizational structures of the U.S. health system as well as the differences in systems in other countries. Learn basic concepts of legal, ethical, economic and regulatory dimensions of health care and public health policy and the roles, influences and responsibilities of the different agencies and branches of government. Major Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Program. Minor/Non-Major Prerequisite: ENGL 103 and HLTH 110 with C or better. Three hours per week with enhancement.