The ED participant will complete six- 1 unit courses that will prepare them to meet the nutritional needs of the Latino community. Each student will also need to have the equivalent of the intermediate Spanish language.
The following courses are:
FN 235A- Nutrition Activity- In this course, the student will study the Spanish terminology related to physiology, individual nutrient requirements, and disease. Taught in the Spring quarter. Pre-requisites: FN 235 and SPN 251.
FN 328A- Culture and Meal Patterns-In this course, the student will learn the meal trends and patterns of the Hispanic/Latino population as it relates to the development of chronic diseases and other health problems. Taught in the Fall quarter. Pre-requisites: FN 121/121L, SPN 251 and FN 328/328L.
FN 335A- Nutrition through the Life Cycle Spanish Activity- This course covers nutrition issues across the life span as it relates to the Hispanic/Latino population. Taught in the Winter Quarter. Pre-requisites: FN 335 and SPN 251.
FN 345A- Nutrition Education Spanish Activity-In this course, the student will develop and implement nutrition education classes in Spanish at a community level. Taught in the Winter quarter. Can be taught with a service learning component. Pre-requisites: FN235, SPN 251. Co-requisites FN 345/345
FN 355A- Nutrition Counseling Spanish Activity- This course will examine the effect of Hispanic culture on counseling and behavior modification with application techniques. May be taught with a service learning component. Taught in the Spring quarter. Pre or co-requisites: FN 345A, FN 345/345L, FN 355/355L.
FN 444A- Medical Nutrition Therapy Activity- In this course, the terminology and pathophysiology of chronic diseases as it relates to the Hispanic/Latino population. Taught in the Spring quarter. Pre or co-requisites: FN 355A, FN 444/444L.