|Nutrition and Food Science|
FCS Pathway Essentials
Exploring FCS Pathway Essentials will provide the student with an introduction to the Family and Consumer Sciences Career Pathways that include Culinary Arts, Nutrition and Food Science, Early Childhood Education, Teaching as a Profession, Consumer Services, Interior Design, Fashion, and Family, Community, and Global Leadership.
Food, Nutrition and Wellness
Food, Nutrition and Wellness is an essential course in understanding nutritional needs and food choices for optimal health of individuals across their lifespan. This course leads to the advanced nutrition pathway and develops a knowledge base and skills necessary to select among alternatives in the marketplace, with an emphasis on nutrient content, the development of chronic diseases, and food safety.
Food & Nutrition Through the Lifespan *
This advanced course in food and nutrition addresses the variation in nutritional needs at specific stages of the human life cycle. The most common nutritional concerns, their relationship to food choices and health status and strategies to enhance well-being at each stage of the lifecycle are emphasized. This course offers students a pathway into dietetics, consumer foods, and nutrition science careers.
Food Science *
Food Science integrates many branches of science and relies on the application of the rapid advances in technology to expand and improve the food supply. Students will evaluate the effects of processing, preparation, and storage on the quality, safety, wholesomeness, and nutritive value of foods.
* Course counts as the 4th science credit for graduation and toward entrance requirements for a Board of Regents college.
|Schools Offering a Career Pathway in this Program|
- Pediatric Dietitian
- Renal Dietitian
- Clinical Nutritionist
- Dietetic Consultant
- Food Service Manager
- Private Practice Nutritionist or Dietitian
- Management Dietitian
- Food Science Researcher
- Pharmaceutical or Food Sales
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