Introduction to Human Nutrition - BIOL138

Business Administration Career - Management Option

Massasoit Community College

Credits: 3

Subject Area(s): Biology, Health, Science

Credential(s): Associate's Degree


This course is an introduction to the science of human nutrition and its role in health. It includes such topics as types of nutrients, nutrient digestion, absorption and metabolism, food sources, recommended nutrient intakes, food safety, and food technology. The course may also address other topics related to health and nutrition. Emphasis is placed on application of these concepts to promote health and fitness. The course is designed for the non-science major. Fulfills a four-credit lab science requirement when taken with the corresponding lab, BIOL 139 Introduction to Human Nutrition Laboratory. Prerequisites: ENGL 092 Preparing for College Reading II, ENGL 099 Introductory Writing, and MATH 010 Fundamentals of Mathematics; or waiver by placement testing results; or departmental approval.

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Introduction to Human Nutrition Online Offerings

Course Section Time Instructor Format Start Date End Date
="W40"Cato, Deborah A.100% Online2022-07-062022-08-09
="W20"Griggs, LeeAnn100% Online2022-05-312022-06-30
="W21"Beagan, Janet D.100% Online2022-05-312022-06-30

Introduction to Human Nutrition Associated Programs

Program ID Name Subject Area(s) Percent Online
BAC-ASBusiness Administration Career - Management OptionBusiness, Management, Marketing100
BACM-ASBusiness Administration Career - Marketing OptionBusiness, Management, Marketing100
BACS-ASBusiness Administration Career - Supervisory Management OptionBusiness, Management, Marketing100
LTSS-AALiberal Arts Transfer – Social Science OptionHumanities, Sociology, Social Work, Interdisciplinary/General Studies100
LAS-ASLiberal Arts StudiesHumanities, Sociology, Social Work, Interdisciplinary/General Studies95

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