Principles of Nutrition
Georgia Highlands College

Institution Information

Georgia Highlands College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Course Details

Course Information: BIOL 2190 W1 – Undergraduate, 3 credits (semester)
Subject: Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Enrollment: 30 
Term Registration DeadlineCourse Start Course End
Fall 2017 08/23/2017  08/19/2017  12/11/2017 

Special Attendance Requirements

Distance delivery. More than 95% of class sessions are delivered via distance education technology. This course may require that students travel to campus or other designated site to attend an orientation, take exams, or participate in other on-site experience.  

Method of Course Instruction

The course is delivered primarily through Internet.  

Course Description

Prerequisite: Satisfactory placement scores or ENGL 0989 and MATH 0987 or ENGL 0989 and MATH 0989. This course covers the fundamental principles of human nutrition from a biological perspective. Included will be the study of the major nutrient classes, nutrition and related diseases, role of major nutrients, consumer concerns about food, and the requirements of various stress groups.  

Course Prerequisites

( COMPASS Reading 77 Or ACT English 17 Or CPE - Reading Test 75 Or SAT Verbal/Critical Reading 430 Or READING TEST SCORE 24 Or Reading prerequisite SF 1 Or READ 020 Or READ 0099 Or ENGL 0989 Or ENGL 1102 Or ENGL 102 ) And ( COMPASS Writing 60 Or CPE - English Test 78 Or SAT Verbal/Critical Reading 480 Or READING TEST SCORE 26 Or ACT English 20 Or English Placement Index 3818 Or ENGL 020 Or ENGL 0099 Or ENGL 0989 Or ENGL 1101 Or ENGL 101 ) And ( COMPASS Algebra 32 Or ACT Math 18 Or CPE - Math Test 80 Or SAT Mathematics 440 Or MATH SECTION SCORE 480 Or MATH 0099 Prerequisite SF 1 Or Math Placement Index 1115 Or MATH 021 Or MATH 0099 Or MATH 0987 Or MATH 0989 Or MATH 1071 Or MATH 171 Or MATH 1101 Or MATH 1111 Or MATH 1001 Or MATH 100 Or MATH 101 Or MATH 113 Or MATH 1113 Or MATH 2261 Or MATH 253 Or MATH 2262 Or MATH 254 ) Or Transient Student 1  

Admissions and Registration Information

Student must be admitted to the institution to enroll in this course. The admission process can be handled via the Web. Student can register for this course via the Web.  

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Estimated Tuition and Fees **

 In-State Out-of-State Electronic Rate*
Tuition: $ 259.62 $ 982.20
Fees: $ 1,041.00 $ 1,041.00

* The cost of an Electronic Rate course is the same regardless of residency.

** These rates are averages of tuition rate and student fees. Actual tuition costs may vary, based on number of courses taken, student level and student major. Please be sure to contact the college or university for your specific tuition and fee amounts.


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