Learning Outcome

Learning Outcome

FSHD Department Learning Outcomes

Students successfully completing this course will be able to:

Define currently accepted theory within the discipline.
Evaluate theory using applications and exercises to personalize the depth of knowledge and understanding.
Demonstrate professional practices specific to the discipline by completing assignments, such as: Dietary Analysis with assessment and evaluation.
Analyze course concepts against previously held schema prior to experience in the course
Show, in writing, the ability to think critically by:
Gathering information
Comparing and contrasting sources and quality of information
Evaluating information for reliability and validity
Creating resolutions/proposals to solve questions or problems within the discipline.
NFS 1020 Learning Outcomes

Students successfully completing this course will be able to:

Explain the major concepts of a view of life, the cell and the genetic basis of life.
Demonstrate knowledge of the process of science including asking testable questions, using inductive and deductive reasoning in forming hypotheses and in making reliable predictions
Define the objective of science and research including distinguishing among the natural sciences, liberal arts and social and behavioral sciences, and pseudo-science.
Compute ratios, proportions, percentages, decimals, fractions, frequencies and elementary probabilities.
Describe scientific ideas through oral and written assignments, critiques, questions and/or discussion.
Critique the content of scientific articles regarding nutrition-related studies.
Explain experimental designs using the scientific theory.
Demonstrate basic knowledge and concepts in nutrition and apply the relevance of the materials to their everyday lives by giving ample analogies and examples in order to enlighten and motivate them.
Identify essential nutrients, their functions and how they relate to the anatomy, physiology, and chemistry of the human body.
Complete a dietary analysis on their own eating habits and analyze it for nutrient content and adequacy based on concepts taught during the course.
Analyze current diet and nutritional trends and the effects these have toward good health.
Identify the special nutritional concerns of the changing needs throughout the human life span, eating disorders, weight control, disease prevention, physical activity, food safety and technology.