Nutrition, Foods and Wellness

  • Culinary Arts 1
    Prerequisite: None

    Course Number: F402311
    Course Length: 1 semester/quarter/tri
    Course Description:
    Students using technical reading skills will prepare basic foods and explore related careers in this introductory course. In addition, students will apply nutritional guidelines to help establish healthy eating habits and food choices. In a foods lab, they will prepare foods by reading and using recipes, choosing appropriate equipment, following safety and sanitation procedures, and investigating career options.
     
    Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1
    Course Number: F402321
    Course Length: 1 semester/quarter/tri
    Course Description:
    This course is a continuation of Culinary Arts 1, in which students incorporate their knowledge of healthy diets and eating habits to prepare more complex recipes. The advanced students will make food products using their skills of recipe reading, industry skills, equipment use, time management, and group cooperation in a safe and sanitary manner. Students will also investigate career options in the food and hospitality industries.
     
    Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1, 2
    Course Number: F402331
    Course Length: 1 semester/quarter/tri
    Course Description:
    This course introduces students to the world of professional cooking. Basic communication skills, safety and sanitation, food preparation, customer relations, service equipment, and the basics of meal planning are discussed and practiced in a hands-on format.
     
    Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1
    Course Number: F402501
    Course Length: 1 semester/quarter/tri
    Course Description:
    In this course students will examine food safety, cooking methods, eating habits, and dietary guidelines of various cultures around the world. By investigating cultural, spiritual, and social influences on food choices students gain an awareness and understanding of diverse populations within our society.
     
    Prerequisite: None
    Course Number: F402601
    Course Length: 1 semester/quarter/tri
    Course Description:
    In this course, students will gain an understanding of the importance of nutrition and fitness in their everyday life. They will examine the food choices they make, facts about foods, nutrients, food safety, making smart choices as a consumer and the importance of physical activity.  Students will explore careers related to the health and nutrition field.
     
    Prerequisite: None
    Course number: F402341
    Course Length: 1-3 semester/quarter
    Course Description:
    Students will investigate customer service careers and entrepreneurship through the development of a product including: research, testing, production, marketing and distribution. Students will write a business plan and promote their product in the community. Students will also develop interpersonal communication skills including public speaking, listening, problem solving, and teamwork