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Last approved: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:31:10 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (EXNS)
EXNS
1114
Community Nutrition
Community Nutrition
201501
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No

Corequisites

30

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
Yes
 
EXSC 1114 - Community Nutrition
No
Fee Type


No


Introduction to community nutrition and public health programs offered on the local, state, national, and international levels, targeting both individuals and groups. Topics include health policies, nutrition programs, nutrition assessment, and principles of nutrition education.
By the end of the semester, students will be able to: • Identify food and nutrition laws, regulations and policies. • Explain the types and availability of food and nutrition services and programs for individuals, families and the community. • Describe the influence of socioeconomic, cultural and psychological factors on food and nutrition behavior. • Identify and describe consumer health behaviors and strategies for change. • Describe the process in conducting a community needs assessment. • Identify various methods of obtaining data of a target population. • State the steps of designing, implementing and evaluating food and nutrition programs. • Outline the educational requirements, practice settings and responsibilities of community nutritionists. • Utilize various information technologies relating to community food and nutrition information. • Identify the principles of nutrition education and educational materials development
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Sustainability Track B
Dept/designation change
Key: 9570