BIO 280 Nutrition Science

Introduces the science and fundamental concepts of nutrition. Topics include the function of major nutrients (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients) and the food sources of each. The principles of nutritional assessment, energy balance, weight control, and nutrition and fitness are emphasized as well as how food choices enhance health, performance, and reduce the risk of chronic disease.


3 credits


A grade of C or better in BIO 112 or BIO 113 , BIO 113L or BIO 113HL

SEE Certification

Scientific Reasoning