The Nutrition Associates degree program prepares graduates for acceptance in to a baccalaureate nutrition program by providing the coursework required in the first two years of a baccalaureate nutrition program. The program prepares graduates to:
Goal I: Identify the role of nutrients in human health.
Goal II: Demonstrate an understanding of food safety and sanitation.
- Objective 1: Identify the four major biological compounds and
the non-biological molecules found in different
types of food and how these are used in the body
- Objective 2: Identify nutritional issues and concerns across
- Objective 3: Demonstrate the ability to create a healthy menu
based on best current nutritional principles taking
into consideration cultural, economic, and
Goal III: Demonstrate effective written communications.
- Objective 1: Demonstrate the appropriate techniques for safely
preparing, serving and storing food
- Objective 2: Explain the role of microbes in food contamination and food production
- Objective 1: Create a written menu plan using traditional professional literature or online resources from
accredited academic, governmental regulatory or
professional association sites