The University of Georgia
Approved Course


  1. COURSE ID: FDNS 2100

  2. TITLES

  3. Course Title: Human Nutrition and Food
    Course Computer Title: Human Nutrition and Food
  4. COURSE DESCRIPTION (must be 50 words or less)

  5. Nutritional needs and food choices for the optimal health of the individual during the life cycle.
  6. GRADING SYSTEM

  7. A-F (Traditional)
  8. CREDIT HOURS AND LECTURE/LAB/DISCUSSION HOURS

  9. FIXED VARIABLE
    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture Hours 3
  10. NON-TRADITIONAL FORMAT(if lecture/lab hours or lecture/discussion hours are fewer than credit hours, please justify)


  11. REPEAT POLICY

  12. Course cannot be repeated for credit
  13. DUPLICATE CREDIT STATEMENT(do not list quarter course IDs)

  14. The course will not be open to students who have credit in the following courses:
    FDNS 2100E, FDNS 2100H, FDNS 3000
  15. REQUIRED PREREQUISITES

  16. PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE COURSES

  17. COREQUISITE COURSES

  18. PRIMARY DELIVERY MECHANISM (select only one):

  19. Lecture
  20. COURSE WILL BE OFFERED

  21. Every Year - Fall Spring Summer
  22. EFFECTIVE SEMESTER AND YEAR OF CURRENT VERSION OF COURSE

  23. Spring 2016
  24. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THE SYLLABUS

  25. COURSE OBJECTIVES OR EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Have a basic understanding of organic chemistry and physiology as applied to nutrients
    and nutrient metabolism.
    Have a basic knowledge of the factor affecting risk of chronic disease including
    family history, health behaviors and food intake.

    TOPICAL OUTLINE

    Dietary Guidelines and Dietary Planning Principals
    Digestion, Absorption and Metabolism of Macronutrients
    Functions and Requirements of Micronutrients
    Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle
    Hunger and Global Environmental Problems

    UNIVERSITY HONOR CODE AND ACADEMIC HONESTY POLICY

               UGA Student Honor Code: "I will be academically honest in all of my academic work and will not tolerate academic dishonesty of others." A Culture of Honesty, the University's policy and procedures for handling cases of suspected dishonesty, can be found at www.uga.edu/ovpi. Every course syllabus should include the instructor's expectations related to academic integrity.