Academic Catalogs

Foods & Nutrition (FN)

FN C1603 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Food Safety and Sanitation  
Advisory: FN C170.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The basic principles of bacteriology, safety, equipment selection, and facility layout for food service operations. Includes cause and control of food-borne illnesses, cleaning materials and procedures, general safety regulations, food processing methods, first aid, and fire prevention. National food handler certification exam will be given. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: HOSP 110.

FN C1703 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Nutrition  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Scientific concepts of nutrition relating to the functioning of nutrients in the basic processes of life. Individual needs, food sources of nutrients, current nutrition issues, scientific principles to analyze and evaluate nutritional information, and diet analysis will be emphasized. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: NUTR 110.

FN C1803 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Nutrition and Disease  
Prerequisite(s): FN C170.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Fundamentals of nutrition needs for common and uncommon health conditions/diseases including lifecycle variations. Review of the Nutrition Care Process (NCP), scope of practice, screening for nutritional risk, assessment of dietary needs, medical nutrition therapy interventions, modified diets, meal planning, and menu writing. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

FN C1903 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Foodservice Management  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course is the study of personnel, communication, and business operation as they pertain to dietary managers. Course content covers recruiting, staffing, scheduling, educating, and managing personnel as well as managing operation and capital budget, purchasing and implementing cost-effective procedures. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

FN C2253 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Nutrition and Aging  
Advisory: FN C170 or SOC C120.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Formerly FN C175. Fundamentals of foods and nutrition and food topics related to the health and well-being of older adults. This course is identical to GERO C225. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

FN C2831 Unit (60, 75 other hours)  
Work Based Learning in Business Operations and Personnel Management  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Course is designed to provide students with real-life experience in business operation and personnel management as they pertain to dietary managers. Students will practice and apply topics covered in their instructional courses which include determining personnel needs and job functions, participating in employee hiring process, managing a budget and planning and budgeting for improvement in the department design and layout, assisting in the purchasing process and implementing cost-effective procedures. Note: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to Foodservice Business Operation and Personnel Management. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

FN C2841.5 Units (90, 112 other hours)  
Work Based Learning in Foodservice, Sanitation and Safety  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This work-based learning course provides field experience for students in the Dietary Management Program. Students will apply the principles of sanitation, food protection, hazard analysis critical control guidelines, manage standardized recipes, prepare and produce food on a large scale. Note: 112 hours of paid work or 90 hours of non-paid work in a field related to Foodservice, Sanitation and Safety. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

FN C2850.5 Units (30-37 other hours)  
Work Based Learning in Nutrition  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course is the study and practice of medical nutrition therapy as it pertains to dietary managers. Students will gather and apply nutrition data, interview for nutrition-related information and provide nutrition education to clients under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian in healthcare setting. Note: 38 hours of paid work or 30 hours of non-paid work in a field related to nutrition. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.