Thank you for your interest in Nutrition - HLTH120. I hope that you will benefit immensely from the many experiences you will have to explore in the science of nutrition. Please note that this course is an eLearning course through Canvas. ALL aspects of the courses (assignments, examinations, and postings) are completed online through the Canvas course space. At least 2 - 3 week prior to the start of classes, a WELCOME EMAIL will be sent to all registered students BCCC email account providing additional information regarding the course.
This course will explore the nutrients in food and the body's handling of those nutrients, also with the role nutrition plays in health.
Orientation: There will be a mandatory online orientation session for all students to complete once classes start. To complete the online orientation, the student must enter the course space and click on the "Online Orientation - Start Here" icon. Students must successfully complete the online orientation (e.g., score a 100% (9) on the quiz) to gain full access into the HLTH120 - Nutrition course space. Students can retake the quiz multiple times.
This course uses a course management system called Canvas. It is recommended that students review the Canvas Basics course found at https://bucks.instructure.com/courses/36545 (no login required). The Canvas Basics course contains information on how to navigate in Canvas and the tools you will use.
Title : The Science of Nutrition
Author : Thompson, Manore, & Vaughan
Publisher : Pearson-Benjamin Cummings
Edition/Year : 2nd Edition
Additional textbook (not required, strongly recommended) MyNutritionLab® with MyDietAnalysis Student Access Code Card for The Science of Nutrition, 2nd Edition By Janice Thompson, Melinda Manore, Linda Vaughan ISBN: 0-321-74239-7 Published by Benjamin Cummings.
Additional information : The will provide you with the online access to the dietary analysis software that is required for assignment 1 and has additional resources and tools to assist with student learning.
Communication: The course is designed so that you, the student, can benefit from various methods of communication with the instructor and your fellow students. This means that you will be required to participate in various chat sessions, and utilize the numerous internet methods to communicate, send assignments, take tests and quizzes, and perform your own research. Remember, your success in this class will be directly linked to your utilization of the various tools available to you.
Course Requirements: Some things that will be required for your effective participation in this course are the following items:
- Access to a Computer with Internet Access
- Active participation in on-line discussions and chat sessions
- Timely completion of required examinations and class assignments. NO LATE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED! (ALL ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE COURSE SPACE)
Please note: The orientation chat session is TBD. The date will be provided to students in the Welcome Email and course homepage.