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FDNS 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Nutrition in the Community
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: RSTO 1317 or NUTR 1322.
Course Description: A study of the nutritional status of populations at the national, state, and local community levels. Socioeconomic cultural, and psychological influences on eating behavior, national and state health objectives, marketing strategies for objective implementation and community nutrition programs serving risk-group populations. Basic teaching/counseling methods for the nutrition education of small groups and individual clients/patients. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)


FDNS 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Special Topics in Foods and Nutrition Studies, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.