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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:

2. Course Prefix & Number:
BIOL 1420

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course examines the basic principles of nutrition, including: the composition, sources and dietary requirements for carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, water, vitamins and minerals; the effects of deficiencies and toxicity; diet planning; digestive system anatomy and physiology; and energy balance. This course is an excellent preparation for entry into health-related fields. MnTC Goal 3

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Next Gen Reading Score: 237

6. Prerequisite Courses:

BIOL 1420 - Nutrition

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

BIOL 1420 - Nutrition

There are no corequisites for this course.