2016-2017 College Catalog 
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2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition Certificate of Achievement

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The Nutrition program prepares students for a wide variety of employment opportunities involving the applications of fundamentals of normal nutrition. Employment possibilities include public agencies, day-care centers for the young and the elderly, food co-ops, recreation work, pregnancy clinics, education (such as preschool and elementary school), health clubs, gym and figure salons, health food stores and nutritional supplement sales, and drug abuse clinics. The program offers coursework for professional improvement, and some courses can be utilized as transfer courses for students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree. Refer to the Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics transfer section of the Saddleback College Catalog, as well as the catalog of the intended college of transfer.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to

  • Determine and translate nutrient needs into menus for individuals and groups across the lifespan, in diverse cultures and religions, and for different income levels.
  • Demonstrate skills in basic food safety and preparation.
  • Differentiate between various requirements for careers in nutrition.

Please see a counselor for assistance in planning a transfer program.

Total Units for the Certificate: 25-26

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

FN 50  recommended prior to CWE 180 .

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