Upon completion of the program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a broad based cross-cultural approach to nutrition and show how the pursuit of knowledge concerning nutrition and health is an ongoing issue.
  • Recognize the role of nutrients in the maintenance of life processes and the utilization of food by the body using basic concepts of nutrition and nutrient selection and the principles of nutrition as a unifying theme.
  • Analyze daily nutrition and cross-cultural food practices by emphasizing scientific data and it application to a variety of diet plans.