2021 - 2022 College Catalog 
    Jan 20, 2022  
2021 - 2022 College Catalog

HOSP 220 - Nutrition I

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Laboratory Hours: 3

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

Basic principles and facts related to carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water are provided in the context of promoting health and preventing disease. Current topics such as world food problems, cholesterol, obesity, and vegetarian diets are also considered. The course is intended primarily for Hospitality students.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Describe nutritional guidelines
  2. Understand food composition and specific nutrients and identify foods necessary to maintain and promote health and prevent disease
  3. Recognize reliable sources of nutrition information
  4. Plan and market nutritionally sound menus
  5. Analyze recipes, menus, and personal dietary intake utilizing computerized technology
  6. Modify recipes using healthy ingredients and cooking techniques
  7. Discuss nutritional concerns of particular segments of the population and utilize special products to address these concerns
  8. Discuss agricultural and environmental issues of concern in the hospitality industry
  9. Recognize and apply available and emerging technologies
  10. Adhere to classroom policies and demonstrate/exhibit professional behavior