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Nutritional Science

Program(s): Undergraduate Courses, Summer College

*Taught Online for Summer 2021*  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.

Course Considerations

Students must have completed a general biology course. 

Course Overview

Current Grade / Education Level

11th Grade
12th Grade
Undergrad / Grad


Undergraduate Courses
Summer College

Start Date

June 21

End Date

July 09

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)


12:30 P.M.


Session I

Course Length

3 weeks