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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Community Nutrition (NUT-305)


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

March 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the expanding role of the community nutritionist and dietician; identify and articulate nutrition problems and practices in the community; discuss various nutrition monitoring and surveillance methodologies and how they are used; describe the skills necessary to deliver services and methods of accessing community nutrition resources and information; and outline the principles of nutritional epidemiology.


Community Nutrition (NUT 305) is a public health nutrition, dietetics and nutrition education course for health providers, caregivers and community advocates and administrators. Topics include with a variety of food and nutrition issues related to individuals, families, and special groups that have a common link such as place of residence, language, culture, or health issues. Other topics include the environment in which people live, local values, norms, and behavior patterns. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Allied Health, Nutrition, or Community Health (2/22).