Jul 20, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition Certificate

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CIP: 19.0501
School of Fitness Education, 505-428-1651

This program is designed to broaden the knowledge base of individuals interested in nutrition or for those who work in food, nutrition or health-related areas such as WIC (Women, Infants and Children), public health, nursing, allied health, culinary arts, fitness, schools, farmers’ markets, etc.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Students can follow the Program Maps(s) lised below to complete this degree:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply recognized nutrition tools and guidelines to menu planning and the selection and preparation of food.
  • Analyze a menu or diet for nutritional adequacy.
  • Summarize the basic functions, food sources, digestion and absorption of the major nutrients.
  • Describe the nutritional concerns and requirements of each phase of the life cycle.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of public health nutrition surveys, programs and policies.
  • Summarize the impact of food choices on exercise performance, health, nutritional status and the global environment.


Total 22 Credits

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