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Nutritional Science

Program(s): Summer College, Undergraduate Courses

This program is currently at capacity during the Extended and Rolling deadlines. If you select this course as a first choice on your application, please apply for a second option that fulfills your interests.

*Taught Online*  This course examines the underlying biological mechanisms of nutrient utilization in humans and the scientific basis for setting human nutritional requirements. The relationships between food choices and human health are also explored. Students consider how to assess the validity of scientific research that provides the basis for advice about how to eat healthfully.

Class assignments are designed to help students apply their knowledge by critiquing their nutritional lifestyle, nutritional health claims, and/or current nutrition policy issues.

Remote or Residential

✓ Remote Course


Course Considerations

Students must have completed AP Biology and received a 4 or 5 on the AP Biology test.

Course Overview

Current Grade / Education Level

11th Grade
12th Grade
Undergrad / Grad


Summer College
Undergraduate Courses

Start Date

June 13

End Date

July 01

Class Details

Primary Instructor

Paul Strieleman

Academic Interest

Biological Sciences

Class Specifics

Course Code

BIOS 12114 91

Class Day(s)

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri

Class Duration (CST)


10:30 A.M.


Session I

Course Length

3 weeks