PH 1410 Basic Nutrition

Study of nutrition in relation to maintenance of the body and nutrition across the lifespan. (Variable)

Course details

Course syllabus: 
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Course notes: 

Course credit may be applied to the Iowa School Health Education Teaching Endorsement (Required Category: Human Nutrition).

UNI students: No credit for HPE 1030 if credit previously earned in 310:032.
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.


Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies. Sizer and Whitney, 14th edition. Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, 2017. 13 digit ISBN #978-1-305-62799-4; 10 digit 1305627997. 

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Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.


Tammie Collum

Enrollment information

Tuition: $257/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

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