BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Food and Nutrition

Part 1


Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Kristi A El Belliston
Credits: 0.50

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In this hands-on food and nutrition course, students will use a variety of sources and activities to discover how food affects the way their body works, including cooking meals, researching individual nutrition needs, tracking eating habits, and planning meals based on scientific guidelines. Students will also learn about different careers related to food and nutrition through interviews with various professionals in the field. This is the first course in a two-part Food and Nutrition series (FOODS 041 and FOODS 043).

Course Content:

1. Kitchen Management
2. Food: Keeping the Body Fit
3. Food: Giving the Body Energy
4. Food: Regulating Body Functions
5. Food: Building the Body's Cells and Tissues
6. Careers in the Food and Nutrition Industry
7. Portfolio Submission

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.


Students must have access to a kitchen with food preparation items (measuring tools, cutting tools, cooking/baking pans, etc.), a regular or digital camera, and a DVD player.
Required Materials Cost
   Foods 041 - DVD     Included in tuition
   Printed Course Packet     Included in tuition