Nutrition Courses

Nutrition for Special Populations


Nutritional needs, diet therapy, and the relationship between health and sickness for a wide range of special
populations will be examined. Emphasis will be on the relationships between age, gender, trauma, chronic and acute
illness, and various forms of nutritional therapies. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): SPN180.

Nutrition for the Athlete and Bodybuilder


Learning the nutritional differences between the professional/college athletes in comparison to the amateur athlete will help the
exercise science student better serve clientele. Nutritional sciences, nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals and anabolic steroids used in athletics and bodybuilding including the legal and moral implications of using supplements and anabolic steroids will be discussed. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): SPN180.


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