About Foods and Nutrition
Foods and Nutrition includes the study of human metabolism, foods and other forms of nutrient delivery that support human health, factors that can affect nutrient availability, food systems and human health behaviors. Critical inquiries are made into how food and nutrition are marketed and how nutrition recommendations are developed.
At PCC, Foods and Nutrition offerings include a 100-level course: Personal Nutrition, which emphasizes basic nutrition principals and personal health behaviors; and a 200-level course: Nutrition, which is tailored to students pursuing careers in the life sciences and allied health.
Foods and Nutrition courses are lower division collegiate courses that transfer to a four-year college or university. Courses may transfer as:
- elective credits
- program requirement credits
- and/or graduation requirements for the receiving institution