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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Version 1 and 2: Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks). Distance/Hybrid: Varies.
Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.
Version 1: September 2009 - Mach 2016. Version 2: April 2016 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: identify the six key nutrients, their food sources and their functions in the body; describe the processes of digestion and absorption of nutrients in the body; relate cellular function and human organ system functioning to their nutritional needs; explain the relationship between energy balance and weight management; analyze food intake and food label information; implement a personal dietary assessment; devise a dietary pattern which meets human needs.
Major topics include: Overview of the cell and organ systems; digestion and absorption of nutrients; role of nutrients in biological function; metabolism and the relationship between energy balance and weight management; nutrition for various life cycle states; and evaluation of nutritional information.
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Science or Nutrition (2/11). Version 2: In the associate degree/certificate category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Science or Nutrition (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).