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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

Nutrition Education: Linking Research, Theory and Practice (NUT-402)


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: use critical thinking skills and analytical abilities to identify and solve problems in the nutritional sciences; develop strategies to assess the nutritional status of individuals in various life-cycles; identify and assess nutrition-related conditions and diseases by applying metabolism and nutrient functions, food sources and physiologic systems; demonstrate how to effectively communicate nutrition information; and describe social, multiethnic and environmental dimensions within nutrition an the life sciences.


This learning experience is an advanced public health nutrition, dietetics and nutrition education course for health providers, caregivers, therapists, social workers and community advocates and administrators. Topics include researching food patterns, origins and availability, theoretical approaches to community education and nutrition and the practice of creating programs that promote healthy eating. Other topics include the environment in which people shop, eat and prepare foods and the connection to nutrition.

Credit recommendation: 

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