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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
BISC
1005
The Biology of Nutrition and Health
Biology of Nutrition & Health
Summer 2015
0,3
Course Type
Laboratory
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
Yes
BISC 1007 - Food, Nutrition, and Service

Corequisites

192
Tara Scully
Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
Yes
 
BISC 1007 - Food, Nutrition, and Service
Yes
Fee Type
Lab
55
Lab materials.
No


A study of the human body and its disorders and diseases through examination of the essential molecules of life, nutrition, digestion, genetics, and reproduction. For non-majors.
Within this course you will leave being able to: 1. Define the common characteristics of life. 2. Explain how your body takes in food, digests and uses it and what can happen when things go wrong. 3. Evaluate food labels/ingredients and understand the constitution of a good personalized diet. 4. Constructively and practically think about what makes you unique, what factors influence preventable health issues and how both of these affect longevity. 5. Collaboratively apply content to case scenarios to determine likely outcomes. 6. Illustrate general principles of inheritance and recognize how these can be used in agriculture and medicine. 7. Critically analyze a diet or food-related health issue and present your argument to your fellow classmates. 8. Connect a topic discussed throughout the semester to your everyday life.
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Course Attribute
Gen Ed: Nat or Phys Sci
ESIA-Science
ESIA-Math / Science
Sustainability Track A
Sustainability Courses

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