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Discipline: Degree: AS-T - Nutrition and Dietetics - S0422
Course Name Course Number
Cultural and Ethnic Foods NF 28
  • Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will be able to identify the core foods, flavor principles, traditional foods, special occasion foods, and therapeutic foods used in each culture studied.
  • Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will be able to analyze how food is used culturally and symbolically in holiday and religious ceremonies throughout the world.
Elementary Statistics Math 110
  • Using bivariate data, students will be able to determine whether a significant linear correlation exists between two variables and determine the equation of the regression line.
  • Using sample statistics from one or more samples, students will be able to test a claim made about a population parameter.
  • Students will be able to use sample statistics to develop a confidence interval for population parameters
  • Students will be able to determine descriptive statistics from a sample
  • Students will be able to use sample statistics to develop a confidence interval for population parameters. \n\nUsing sample statistics from one or more samples, students will be able to test a claim made about a population parameter.
Elementary Statistics -Honors Math 110H
  • Students will be able to use sample statistics to develop a confidence interval for population parameters
  • Students will be able to determine descriptive statistics from a sample.
  • Using bivariate data, students will be able to determine whether a significant linear correlation exists between two variables and determine the equation of the regression line.
  • Using sample statistics from one or more samples, students will be able to test a claim made about a population parameter
  • Students will be able to use sample statistics to develop a confidence interval for population parameters. \n\nUsing sample statistics from one or more samples, students will be able to test a claim made about a population parameter.
General Chemistry I CHEM 50
  • Chem 50 students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of solution chemistry such as: \na. calculating molarity \nb. making dilutions \nc. performing stoichiometric calculations. \n
  • Chem 50 students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of stoichiometric principles, such as: \na.\tMole-to-mole conversions\nb.\tMole-to-mass conversions\nc.\tMass-to-mass conversions\nd.\tIdentifying limiting reactant\ne.\tCalculating the theoretical yield\nf.\tCalculating the amount of excess reactant\n
General Chemistry I - Honors CHEM 50H
  • Chem 50H students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of stoichiometric principles, such as: \na.\tMole-to-mole conversions\nb.\tMole-to-mass conversions\nc.\tMass-to-mass conversions\nd.\tIdentifying limiting reactant\ne.\tCalculating the theoretical yield\nf.\tCalculating the amount of excess reactant\n
  • Chem 50 students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of solution chemistry such as: \na. calculating molarity \nb. making dilutions \nc. performing stoichiometric calculations. \n
Introduction to Nutrition Science NF 25
  • Students completing NF 25 - Introduction to Nutrition Science will be able to demonstrate mastery of course material by planning a diet that meets or exceeds standards of nutritional adequacy.
  • Students completing NF 25 – Introduction to Nutrition Science will utilize a computerized database to evaluate personal diet records.
Introduction to Psychology PSYC 1A
  • Apply psychological principles to personal observations and \/ or experiences.
  • Demonstrate psychology is a science by explaining how psychology utilizes the scientific method.
  • Differentiate the major theoretical perspectives of psychology.
Introduction to Psychology - Honors PSYC 1AH
  • Be able to differentiate the major theoretical perspectives of psychology.
  • Explain how psychology utilizes the scientific method
  • Apply psychological principles to personal experiences.
Introductory Human Physiology ANAT 10B
  • Acquire laboratory-generated data and perform statistical analyses within the framework of the scientific method.
  • Predict the outcome of laboratory exercises according to concepts, principles, and laws discussed in the course.
  • Evaluate case studies by applying physiological principles on a molecular, cellular, organ, and systems level.
  • Explain the mechanisms of cellular, cardiopulmonary, neuromuscular, sensory, digestive, renal, and reproductive physiology, and the regulation of these mechanisms.
  • Demonstrate the ability to describe key interactions between organ systems including acid\/base regulation, fluid balance, and metabolic regulation.
  • Compare and contrast normal physiology and pathophysiology observed in specific disease states.
Introductory to Human Anatomy ANAT 10A
  • Identify body cavities and their contents.
  • Identify and locate major bone markings on all human bones and determine which side of the body a bone belongs to.
  • Identify and describe structures of the eukaryotic cell.
  • Sequence functional pathways in organ systems such as circulatory, nervous, digestive, respiratory, musculoskeletal, and reproductive systems.
  • Describe the functional classes of tissues, and distinguish between tissue subtypes.
  • Review the organs\/structures in each organ system and describe the components of each.
  • Describe the structure of the major organs of the human body at the tissue level.
  • Use anatomical regions and directional terms to describe positions and relative positions in the human body.
  • Locate and describe the major organs of the human and cat.
Microbiology MICR 22
  • Perform basic microbiology lab procedures using appropriate PPE required for this laboratory course.
  • Demonstrate safe handling and proper hazardous waste disposal procedures for microorganisms and chemicals used.
  • Analyze, using student’s own experimental design, effective hand washing.
  • Demonstrate how to properly use the compound light microscope, as well as know its parts, their functions, how to safely transport and clean it.
  • Perform aseptic transfer techniques and interpretations of laboratory results.
  • Explain the basic features of every group of microorganisms.
  • Describe the physiology and genetic processes of microorganisms.
  • Apply physical and chemical methods of controlling microorganisms.
  • Explain the dynamics of host-parasite interaction.
  • Diagnose specific diseases on the basis of symptoms and laboratory test results.
Principles of Foods with Laboratory NF 20
  • Students completing NF 20 - Principles of Foods - will be able to correctly identify key laboratory equipment and utensils.
  • Students completing NF 20 - Principles of Foods with Lab will be able to understand and utilize food science principles in the preparation of a variety of food products.
Principles of Microbiology MICR 1
  • Students will evaluate the role of culture methods and selective and differential culture media in identifying microorganisms
  • Students will be able to observe bacterial transformation by plasmid DNA and describe an acquired phenotypic trait of the transformed cells.
  • Students will be able to perform a molecular separation technique (gel electrophoresis) and identify a DNA source using DNA fingerprinting.
  • Students will be able to describe and accurately draw various microbes based on microscopic observations.
  • Students will be able to perform quantitative plating and turbidity measures to determine the number of bacteria present in a culture sample.
  • Students will be able to evaluate the level of contamination in water, milk, specific food products.
  • Students will be able to evaluate physical, chemical and chemotherapeutic agents.
  • Students will be able to identify an unknown bacterial organism based on results of lab procedures performed and through a miniaturized multitest system; compare findings of these two methods.
  • Students will be able to prepare smears, perform staining procedures and record microscopic observations.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate aseptic technique and safe handling of microbial cultures
  • Students will be able to identify the fundamental concepts of immunity, immunization, immune deficiencies and immunological testing.
  • Students will be able to describe the course of infectious diseases, including the interactions with host defenses.
  • Students will be able to evaluate the best method to control microbes in various settings (chemical, physical or chemotherapeutic agents).
  • Students will be able to outline the general characteristics of viruses, prions, and viroids.
  • Students will be able to contrast the metabolic processes of fermentation and aerobic metabolism, noting cycles involved, energy production and end products.
  • Students will be able to describe the role of genes, chromosomes, mutations and human manipulation in heredity of prokaryotic cells.
  • Students will be able to Describe characteristics of selected pathogens, and the diseases caused by each.
  • Students will be able to draw standard growth curves for bacterial cultures and explain factors affecting bacterial growth.
  • Students will be able to describe the structures\/functions of external and internal components of both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences PSYC 10
  • Perform and evaluate descriptive (e.g., mean, median, mode, variance, standard deviation) and inferential (e.g., Pearson correlation, t tests, z test, and one-way analysis of variance) statistics.
  • Using SPSS software, correctly input data, analyze data, and interpret output for descriptive statistics, t tests, correlation, and one-way analysis of variance.