Online Summer Nutrition Courses

Summer Session 2024

Summer 2024 Online Nutrition Courses


UConn’s Summer Sessions offers many fully online Nutrition courses to help you get ahead, save money, or catch-up. Online Nutrition classes are taught by UConn instructors and are delivered within an asynchronous format. You can participate at any time of day from nearly anywhere.

If you are a student from another school, you can take UConn summer classes online and transfer them to your home institution (you should check with your home institution to ensure transferability). With UConn’s online summer courses, you’re attending classes at one of the nations top-ranked public institutions.

You are welcome to browse our complete Summer 2024 course listing here.

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Fundamentals of Nutrition (NUSC 1165)

NUSC 1165

An introduction to the principles and concepts of nutrition with emphasis on the nature and function of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals and vitamins, and their application to the human organism. CA 3.

3 credits
Prerequisites: May not be taken out of sequence after passing NUSC 3171, 3172, 3180, 3233, 3234, 4236 or 4250. RHAG students cannot take more than 22 credits of 1000 level courses.
Grading Basis: Graded

Food, Culture and Society (NUSC 1167)

NUSC 1167

Social, cultural, and economic factors affecting food intake and nutritional status. Includes contemporary topics such as world food problems, hunger in the United States, dieting and eating disorders, health foods and vegetarianism. CA 4-INT.

3.00 credits
Prerequisites: RHAG students cannot take more than 22 credits of 1000 level courses.
Grading Basis: Graded

The Science of Food (NUSC 1645)

NUSC 1645

An introductory level course for students interested in the application of science to food. Nutritional and functional attributes of various food constituents are discussed. Issues concerning food processing and food safety are covered. CA 3.

Also offered as: ANSC 1645

3.00 credits
Prerequisites: None
Grading Basis: Graded

Nutrition and Human Development (NUSC 2200)

NUSC 2200

Nutritional needs and consequences of nutritional deficiencies throughout the life cycle: preconception, pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and aging. Maternal and child public health issues.

3.00 credits
Prerequisites: NUSC 1165. May not be taken out of sequence after passing NUSC 4294.
Grading Basis: Graded