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Experimental Perspectives (NUT-301)
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
March 2022 - Present.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: gain knowledge of the composition of foods and the relation of chemical and physical structure on components to their functional properties; gain a more complete knowledge of the scientific principles upon which food preparation and processing are based; become familiar with various methods to study foods, such as chemical, enzymatic, sensory and instrumental measurements; integrate food science principles into real-world food science and nutritional issues; and learn how to design and carry out a controlled, scientific experiment.
Foods: Experimental Perspectives (NUT-301) is a course that examines how consumers, farmers and fishermen are constantly reshaping the food marketplace in response to increasing cultural diversity, environmental, economic, and lifestyles concerns. This course will be instrumental for culinary professionals, health care and nutrition clinicians who want to be on point with the latest food, ingredient and laboratory modifications and alterations. Topics include natural and laboratory development and sourcing, the controversies regarding GMO’s and other food and ingredient modifications.
In the associate degree/certificate category, 3 semester hours in Nutrition or Food Science (2/22).