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Food and Nutrition Courses

FN 1 - PRINCIPLES OF FOOD PREPARATION
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, (Formerly Home Economics 1)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68, and Math 101 recommended.

Basic food science and food preparation techniques. Emphasizes nutrition values, food safety, sanitation, food product standards, and aesthetic appeal. (CAN FCS 8) (A, CSU)

FN 35 - NUTRITION AND HEALTH
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Home Economics 60)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Relationship of diet to physical and emotional health; nutrients; diet patterns throughout the life cycle. Optimal nutrition to reduce the risks of cancer, heart disease, allergies, and other diseases. Social, psychological, and cultural dictates which affect food selection and health. Personal strategies to develop a nutrition plan for better health. Not open to students with credit in FN 40. (A, CSU)

FN 40 - NUTRITION
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Home Economics 40)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68, and Math 101 recommended.

Nutrients and their ingestion, digestion, absorption, transport, metabolism, interaction, storage, and excretion. The relationship of diet to physical and emotional health, diet patterns through the life cycle, consumer concern, and recent developments. (CAN FCS 2) (A, CSU, UC)

FN 41 - SPORTS NUTRITION
2 units, 2 lecture hours, (Formerly Home Economics 41)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68, and Math 101 recommended.

Effect of diet on physical performance. Planning diets to meet needs of those involved in sports and others interested in physical fitness activities. Current trends are explored. Recommended for physical education and allied health majors and individuals interested in the study of nutrition as part of
their personal fitness program. (A, CSU)


FN 42 - CHILD NUTRITION
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (See also Child Development 42), (Formerly Home Economics 42)
ADVISORY: Food and Nutrition 40 and eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Nutritional requirements of infants and children from conception through adolescence. Nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating women. Feeding infants and children for optimum physical and mental development. Child and maternal nutrition programs. Social and cultural influences affecting child and maternal nutrition. (A, CSU)

FN 43 - WOMEN’S NUTRITION
2 units, 2 lecture hours, (See also Women’s Studies 43), (Formerly Home Economics 43)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

The relationship between nutrition and various contemporary health issues affecting women. Significance of nutrition as it relates to the health of women during specific stages of the life cycle. Current trends and research. (A, CSU)

FN 45 - NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Home Economics 5)
ADVISORY: Food and Nutrition 40 or equivalent strongly recommended.  Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Nutrition care in disease and abnormal metabolic states; therapeutic diets and patient care; nutritional assessment techniques. (A, CSU)

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