Overview

The Associate Degree in Human Performance and Nutrition and Dietetics is delivered over six semesters. Comprising both theoretical and clinical courses as well as clinical practicum experience at healthcare institutions and activity based organization, the program prepares participants to utilize nutrition and activity in the promotion of health, prevention of diseases and management of existing health conditions. Participants are assigned to the hospital environment to experience restorative nutrition care and to community wellness centers, gyms and sporting facilities for participation in rehabilitation, health promotion, and maintenance of wellness.

Course Schedule

Total Credits: 63
Critical Reading & Writing (GE)
Credits: 4
Introductory Sociology (GE)
Credits: 3
Algebra Essentials / Mathematical Reasoning and Logic (GE)
Credits: 4
Fundamentals of Chemistry
Credits: 0
Principals of Nutrition (PG)
Credits: 3
Human Body I (PG)
Credits: 2
Speech, Self and Society (GE)
Credits: 3
A Survey of Saint Lucian Heritage and History (GE)
Credits: 3
Ethics and Professional Development (GE)
Credits: 3
Introduction to Psychology (PC)
Credits: 3
Fundamentals of Chemistry II
Credits: 0
Health Promotion (PC)
Credits: 3
Human Body II (PC)
Credits: 2
Human Relations (GE)
Credits: 3
Food Preparation I (PC)
Credits: 2
Sanitation, Safety and Hygiene (PC)
Credits: 3
Medical Nutrition Therapy I (PC)
Credits: 3
Activity as Therapy (PC)
Credits: 3
Elective 1
Credits: 3
Medical Nutrition Therapy (PC)
Credits: 3
Community Nutrition (PC)
Credits: 3
Elective II
Credits: 3
Hospital Experience: Food Service Practicum Hospital Sector/Community Experience: Health Centers, Community Setting/Schools
Credits: 2
Activity as Therapy Clinical Practicum
Credits: 2

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