Nutrition and Health Syllabus Spring 2011(1)

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1 Course Name Public Health 1104: Nutrition and Health Day/Time/Location M/W/F, 8:00-8:50 AM, 1700 N. Broad St. Rm 314 Instructor TA Andrea Byrd, MA,RD,LDN Beth Myers Office Ritter Annex 926 Phone 215-204-8726 (Main Office) Office Hours Please e-mail to set up appointments for individual meetings. Meetings can be scheduled before or immediately following class. E-mail Andrea Byrd: [email protected] Beth Myers: [email protected] Description: Examines food habits and nutritional needs of people. Considers nutritional advertisements, food faddism, fad diets, deficiency diseases, and evaluation of diets. This course incorporates not only the common concepts associated with nutrition (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins/minerals, and energy exertion) but also emerging and controversial issues associated with nutrition and human health. Required Text: Sizer and Whitney. Nutrition - Concepts and Controversies. 12 th edition. 11 th Edition Acceptable. Course Policies This class meets approximately 3 hours a week. Students can expect 3 to 6 hours of preparation (reading, reflecting, preparing written assignments, reviewing notes, preparing for tests, etc.) per week. Reading: Chapter assignments should be read during the week in which assigned. Readings are intended to supplement classroom lectures; tests will assess knowledge acquired from both lectures and readings. Policy on Exams and Projects: Dates for projects, and exams are as listed on this syllabus. Exams will be given on the dates scheduled, with little to no exceptions. You must have a valid reason (e.g., death in the family, pronounced illness, automobile accident) and appropriate written documentation to make alternative arrangements for scheduled projects and/or exams. It is your responsibility to inform the instructor of your absence BEFORE the scheduled project/exam. You will receive a zero for the project, or test if written documentation is not provided.
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2 Policy on Religious Holidays: If you will be observing any religious holidays this semester which will prevent you from attending a regularly scheduled class or interfere with fulfilling any course requirement, your instructor will offer you an opportunity to make up the class or course requirement if you make arrangements by informing your instructor of the dates of your religious holidays within two weeks of the beginning of the semester. Policy on Cell Phones and Laptops:
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