The University of Georgia
Approved Course


  1. COURSE ID: FDNS 3100

  2. TITLES

  3. Course Title: Macronutrients and Energy Balance
    Course Computer Title: Macronutrients Energy Balance
  4. COURSE DESCRIPTION (must be 50 words or less)

  5. Human nutrition related to carbohydrates, lipids, protein, and energy with special emphasis on diet and performance under varying conditions of health. Topics include food sources, biochemical functions, and metabolism.
  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:
  15. REQUIRED PREREQUISITES

  16. [(BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E) and 1103L] or [(BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E) and BIOL 1107L] and (FDNS 2100 or FDNS 2100E or FDNS 2100H or FDNS 3000)
  17. PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE COURSES

  18. CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L
  19. COREQUISITE COURSES

  20. PRIMARY DELIVERY MECHANISM (select only one):

  21. Lecture
  22. COURSE WILL BE OFFERED

  23. Every Year - Spring
  24. EFFECTIVE SEMESTER AND YEAR OF CURRENT VERSION OF COURSE

  25. Spring 2017
  26. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THE SYLLABUS

  27. COURSE OBJECTIVES OR EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Introduce students to the elements of macronutrient metabolism.
    Familiarize students with effects of nutrients on human metabolism and health
    outcomes.

    TOPICAL OUTLINE

    Carbohydrate-containing foods including chemistry and metabolism
    Protein-containing foods including chemistry, metabolism and effects on the body
    Lipid-containing foods including chemistry and metabolism
    Energy balance and energy metabolism relative to obesity
    Impact of lifestyle choices on utilization of nutrients

    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.