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Course Number:
FN 113
Course Title:
Everyday Cooking: Foods & Nutrition Lab
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Course Description

Provides an opportunity to apply foundational knowledge of food composition and nutritional values to food preparation. Explores skills in meal planning, recipe modification and basic cooking techniques. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate kitchen and food safety principles.
  2. Apply basic food preparation skills.
  3. Use techniques for sensory evaluations of food.
  4. Recognize food science principles for recipe preparations.
  5. Identify nutritional aspects of food preparations.

Aspirational Goals

Students use cooking skills to develop lifelong healthful eating habits for themselves and their families.

Course Activities and Design

Student Activities

  1. Individual reading assignments
  2. Hands-on skill development
  3. Participation

Instructor Activities

  1. Mini-lecture
  2. Demonstration of techniques
  3. Discussion

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Demonstration of skills
  2. Lab participation
  3. Written or oral discussion and reflection

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • food safety
  • personal nutrition
  • recipe execution
  • meal planning