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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

Experimental Perspectives (NUT-301)


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: 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; discuss 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) examines how consumers, farmers and fishermen are constantly reshaping the food marketplace in response to increasing cultural diversity, environmental, economic, and lifestyles concerns. The course is 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.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate degree/certificate category, 3 semester hours in Nutrition or Food Science (2/22).