This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas Regents public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit a JCCC counselor or the JCCC Registrar's office, and the Transfer Kansas portal to learn more.
BIOL 235 The Science of Human Nutrition* (3 Hours)
This course integrates basic concepts of biology and biochemistry with the science of human nutrition. Topics include fundamentals of a healthy eating pattern, sources and functions of various nutrients, nutrient digestion, absorption, and energy metabolism. Food safety and nutritional information including food labels, advertising, and nationally established guidelines will be addressed. Students will also explore underlying causes and rationale for prevention and treatment of diseases, and the relationship of nutritional requirements to the stages of life cycle from conception through the end of life.