Nutrition and Dietetics Department (DOC)

					                       Nutrition and Dietetics Department
                        Chair: Mrs. Maribel Balagtas, MPH, DrPh (in progress

Objectives
   1.      To adequately equip the students with fundamental knowledge, attitude, and skills in foods,
           nutrition, dietetics, management and allied fields.
   2.      To prepare students for the responsibilities of teaching, food nutrition research, hospital
           dietetics, commercial food service, and public health/community nutrition.
   3.      To imbue the students with the ideals, aspirations, and traditions of Philippine Life and Culture,
           to guide them in improving the state of nutrition in the country.
   4.      To develop in the students an understanding of the relationship of diet and health as outlined in
           the Spirit of Prophecy.

Course Offering: Bachelor of Scjience in Nutrition and Dietetics

                                              FIRST YEAR
First Semester
ENGL 101          Communication Arts I                                                              3
FILI    111       Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Fil.                                                  3
MATH 111          College Algebra                                                                   3
CHEM              General Inorganic Chemistry                                                       3
CHEM              General Inorganic Chemistry                                                       2
PSYC 111          General Psychology                                                                3
PHED              P.E. I                                                                            2
RELB 110          Life and Teachings of Jesus                                                       3
VOED 101          Food Production                                                                   2
                  NSTP I                                                                            1.5
FORA              Nutrition Majors Forum                                                            (1)
                  Chapel Period                                                                     (1)
                  Total                                                                             25.5

Second Semester
ENGL 102        Communication Arts II                                                               3
FILI    122     Pagbasa at Pagsulat Patungo sa Pagsasaliksik                                        3
MATH 112        Introduction to Statistics                                                          3
CHEM            Organic Chemistry                                                                   3
CHEM            Organic Chemistry                                                                   2
HIST 101        Philippine History, Roots & Development                                             3
PHED            P.E. II                                                                             2
RELB 113        Christian Beliefs                                                                   3
VOED            Cooking or Baking                                                                   2
                NSTP I                                                                              1.5
FORA            Nutrition Majors Forum                                                              (1)
                Chapel Period                                                                       (1)
                Total                                                                               24

Summer
                  Fund. of Microcomputer Application                                                3
SOSC     102      Politics & Gov. w/ Phil. Constitution                                             3
BIOL     100      Biological Science                                                                3
                  Total                                                                             9
                                            SECOND YEAR
First Semester
FNDT 211         Basic Foods                                 2
FNDT 212         Basic Foods Laboratory                      1
HCND 210         Health Care                                 3
HCND 211         Health Care Laboratory                      2
HC      003      Health Economics w/ TLR                     3
CHEM             Biochemistry                                3
CHEM             Biochemistry                                2
LITT 201         Philippine Literature                       3
PHED             P.E. III                                    2
RELB 123         Denominational History                      3
WOED 101         Work -ed                                    (2)
FORA             Nutrition Majors Forum                      (1)
                 Chapel Period                               (1)
                 Total                                       24

Second Semester
FNDT 221        Basic Nutrition                              2
FNDTL 222       Basic Nutrition Laboratory                   1
FNDT 223        Meal Management                              2
FNDT 224        Meal Management Laboratory                   1
BIOL 303        Microbiology and Parasitology                3
BIOL 125        Human Anatomy & Physiology                   3
BIOL 125L Human Anatomy & Physiology                         2
ENGL 202        Reading and Speech                           3
PHED            P.E. IV                                      2
EDUG 210        Principles and Methods of Teaching           3
WOED 102        Work -ed                                     (2)
FORA            Nutrition Majors Forum                       (1)
                Chapel Period                                (1)
                Total                                        22

                                             THIRD YEAR
First Semester
FNDT 311         Nutrition in the Life Stages (Lecture)      2
FNDT 312         Nutrition in the Life Stages (Laboratory)   1
FNDT 313         Fund. of Food Technology (Lecture)          2
FNDT 314         Fund. of Food Technology (Laboratory)       1
SOSC 201         Life and Works of Rizal                     3
ENGL 301         Advance English Grammar                     3
                 Principles of Bookkeeping                   3
MUCH    106      Ministry of Music                           2
SOSC    202      Society and Culture w/ Family Plan.         3
RELB    124      Philosophy of Adventist Education           2
PHYS    231      General Physics                             3
FORA             Nutrition Majors Forum                      (1)
                 Chapel Period                               (1)
                 Total                                       25
Second Semester
FNDT 321        Assessment of Nut'l Status (Lecture)                        2
FNDT 322        Assessment of Nut'l Status (Laboratory)                     1
FNDT 323        Food Service System I (Lecture)                             2
FNDT 324        Food Service System I (Laboratory)                          1
FNDT 325        Nutrition Therapy I (Lecture)                               2
FNDT 326        Nutrition Therapy I (Laboratory)                            1
RELB 220        Daniel and Revelation                                       3
ENGL 305        Technical and Scientific Writing                            3
FAHU 220        Humanities                                                  3
RELB 216        Personal Evangelism                                         2
LITT 404        World Literature                                            3
FORA            Nutrition Majors Forum                                      (1)
                Chapel Period                                               (1)
                Total                                                       23

                                           FOURTH YEAR
First Semester
FNDT 411         Food and Nutrition Research (Lecture)                      2
FNDT 412         Food and Nutrition Research (Laboratory)                   1
FNDT 413         Public Health Nutrition                                    3
FNDT 414         Nutrition Education (Lecture)                              2
FNDT 415         Nutrition Education (Laboratory)                           1
FNDT 416         Foodservice System II (Lecture)                            2
FNDT 417         Foodservice System II (Laboratory)                         1
FNDT 418         Nutrition Therapy II (Lecture)                             2
FNDT 419         Nutrition Therapy II (Laboratory)                          1
SOSC 401         Logic with Critical Thinking                               3
SOSC 301         Philosophy of Man                                          3
FORA             Nutrition Majors Forum                                     (1)
                 Chapel Period                                              (1)
                 Total                                                      21

Second Semester
Supervised Field Experiences:
FNDT 421         Hospital (200 Hrs.)                                        4
FNDT 422         Foodservice (150hrs.)                                      3
FNDT 423         Community (250 hrs.)                                       5
                 Board Review                                               5
                 Total                                                      12


                                         Nutrition and Dietetics
                                           2007 Curriculum

        A. General Education Requirements                                   84
               1. English                                          `   12
                        English I (Communication Arts I)           3
                        English II (Communication Arts 2)          3
                        Reading and Speech                         3
                        Technical and Scientific Writing           3

                 2. Literature                                          6
        3. Filipino                                                         6
                  Filipino I (Komunikasyon sa Akadmekong Filipino) 3
                  Filipino II (Pagbasa at Pagsulat Patungo sa
                            Pananaliksik)                          3

        4. Mathematics/Computer                                         9
                College Algebra                                   3
                Intro. To Statistics                              3
                Fundamentals of Micro Computer                    3

        5. Natural Science                                             11
                 General Inorganic Chemistry Lec                  3
                 General Inorganic Chemistry Lab                  2
                 Physics                                          3
                 Biological Science                               3

        6. Humanities                                                   6
               Introduction to Humanities                         3
               Philosophy of Man                                  3

        7. Social Science                                               15
                 Politics & Gov. w/ Phil. Constitution            3
                 Health Economics w/ LRT                          3
                 General Psychology                               3
                 Society and Culture w/ FP/HIV(AIDS)              3
                 Logic with Critical Thinking                     3

        8. Mandated subjects                                            6

        9. Physical Education                                           8

        10. Additional GE courses                                       5
                Health Care with RLE                              5


B.      Internal Requirements                                                25
        1. NSTP                                                   3

        2. Vocational Education                                    4

        3. Religion                                               18

C. Major Courses                                                                51
       1. Nutrition and Dietetics                                       24
                 Basic Nutrition Lec                              2
                Basic Nutrition Lab                               1
                 Nutrition in the Life Stages Lec                 2
                 Nutrition in the Life Stages Lab                 1
                 Nutrition Therapy I Lec                          2
                 Nutrition Therapy I Lab                          1
                 Nutrition Therapy II Lec                         2
                 Nutrition Therapy II Lab                         1
                 Public Health Nutrition                          3
                 Assessment of Nutritional Status Lec             2
                 Assessment of Nutritional Status Lab             1
                 Food and Nutrition Research Lec                  2
                             Food and Nutrition Research Lab                     1
                             Nutrition Education Lec                             2
                             Nutrition Education Lab                             1


                  2. Foods                                                                9
                             Basic Foods Lec                                     2
                             Basic Foods Lab                                     1
                             Meal Management Lec                                 2
                             Meal Management Lab                                 1
                             Fundamentals of Food Technology Lec                 2
                             Fundamentals of Food Technology Lab                 1

                  3. Institutional Management Subjects                                    6
                            Food Service System I Lec                            2
                            Food Service System I Lab                            1
                            Foodservice System II Lec                            2
                            Foodservice System II Lab                            1


                  4. Supervised Field Experience                                         12
                           Hospital (200 Hrs.)                                   4
                           Foodservice (150 hrs.)                                3
                           Community (250 hrs.)                                  5

                  Cognates                                                                27
                         Organic Chemistry Lec                                   3
                         Organic Chemistry Lab                                   2
                         Biochemistry Lec                                        3
                         Biochemistry Lab                                        2
                         Human Anatomy & Physiology Lec                          3
                         Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab                          2
                         Microbiology and Parasitology                           3
                         Bookkeeping                                             3
                         Principles and Methods of Teaching                      3
                         Elective                                                3
                         Advance Grammar English                                 3
         Total                                                                                     184



                                        COURSE DESCRIPTION

FNDT 211/212 BASIC FOODS (Lecture/Laboratory) (3 units). This course contains the principles in
the preparation and cooking of different classes of food, their composition, structure and market forms.
Emphasis is given on the principles underlying preparation and cooking in order to maintain quality,
palatability, nutritive value and acceptability of meals. Laboratory experience will include the preparation
of basic recipes to apply the above principles. (2 hours lecture & 3 hours laboratory per week)
          Pre-requisites: General and Inorganic Chemistry

FNDT 223/224 MEAL MANAGEMENT (Lecture/Laboratory) (3 units). The course deals with the
principles of planning, procurement, preparation, storage and service of nutritious and adequate meals for
the family, and for special occasions, emphasis on economy, sanitation, nutrition, and aesthetics.
Laboratory experience will include application of the above principles using local and foreign dishes.
 (2 hrs lecture; 3 hrs laboratory)
Prerequisites: Basic Foods, Basic Nutrition
FNDT 313/314 FUNDAMENTALS OF FOOD TECHNOLOGY (Lecture/Laboratory) (3 units).
Principles of physical, chemical and biochemical changes in Foods as they undergo various stages of food
processing and storage are discussed in this course. Emphasis is given to food preservation techniques at
the home and community levels using indigenous foods in the laboratory for applying the principles and
methods of processing. (2 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory per week)
Prerequisites: Basic Foods, General Microbiology or its equivalent

FNDT 221 BASIC NUTRITION (Lecture) (2 units). The course centers on the fundamentals of
nutrition science as they relate to human life and growth. It includes the study of nutrients – their nature,
functions, interrelationships and utilization in the body, food sources, requirements and deficiencies.
Laboratory experience includes use of dietary tools in the planning of nutritionally adequate meals.
(2 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory per week)
Prerequisites: Basic Foods, Health Care 1, Human Anatomy and Physiology

FNDT 222 BASIC NUTRITION (Laboratory) (1 unit). The course provide experiences in the use of
basic tools in Nutrition; techniques in the planning and evaluation of nutritionally adequate meals at
different economic levels, estimation of nutrient content of food based on FCT and FEL, and discussions
on basic nutrition issues.
Prerequisites: Basic Foods, Human Anatomy and Physiology

FNDT 311/312 NUTRITION IN THE LIFE STAGES (Lecture/Laboratory) (3 units). The course
discusses the role of food, nutrition and nutritional requirements in growth and development, and the
maintenance of health throughout the lifespan. Emphasis is given the nutritional needs and dietary
planning for the vulnerable groups, their common nutritional problems and appropriate management.
(2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) Duration: 18 weeks (36 hours lecture; 54 hours laboratory)

FNDT 325/326 NUTRITION THERAPY 1 (Lecture/Laboratory) (3 units). The course deals with the
principles and procedures on the use of food for therapeutic purposes in the management of persons
suffering from a disease. Emphasis will be given to dietary modifications for various therapeutic
requirements. Attention will also be given on the maintenance of proper nutrition. Medical and alternative
therapies of disease conditions are discussed. (2 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory per week)
Prerequisites: Basic Nutrition, Meal Management, Nutrition in the Life Stages

FNDT 418/419 NUTRITION THERAPY 2 (Lecture/Laboratory) (3 units). This course is a
continuation of Nutrition Therapy 1. It emphasizes on the latest methods in the nutritional management of
various clinical disorders, Medical and alternative therapies of disease conditions are discussed.
          Laboratory experience will include the calculation, planning, preparation and evaluation of
therapeutic diets, preparation of dietary materials and teaching plans for instructions as well as actual
instruction of modified diets. (2 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory per week)
Prerequisites: Nutrition Therapy 1

FNDT 321/322 ASSESSMENT of NUTRITIONAL STATUS (Lecture/Laboratory) (3 units). The
principles and methods of measuring and evaluating the nutritional status of individuals and populations
groups both in clinical and public health setting are discussed in this course.
         Laboratory experience will focus on anthropometric and dietary methods of nutritional assessment
(2 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory per week)
Prerequisite: Nutrition in the Life Stages

FNDT 413 PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION (3 units). The course discusses the ecology of nutrition.
It deals with the theories, principles and methods of community diagnosis and management of nutrition
programs. (3 hours lecture per week)
Prerequisite:     Assessment of Nutritional Status

FNDT 414/415 NUTRITION EDUCATION (Lecture/Laboratory) (3 units). This course involves a
study of the principles, teaching techniques and current trends applicable to the dissemination of nutrition
information to individuals or groups at all levels. It includes practical training in the planning,
implementation of nutrition education programs. (2 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory per week)
Prerequisites: Basic Foods, Basic Nutrition, Meal Management, Nutrition in the Life Cycle, Assessment
of Nutritional Status, Principles and Strategies of Teaching

FNDT 411/412 FOOD AND NUTRITION RESEARCH (3 units). Research principles and
methodologies applicable to food and nutrition. (2 hours lecture & 3 hours lab/week)
Pre-requisite: Basic Statistics, Technical Writing, Food Service System I, Nutrition Therapy I

FNDT 323/324 FOODSERVICE SYSTEM I (Lecture/Laboratory) (3 units). The course includes
the principles, techniques and management of large-scale food production particularly on the phases of
foodservice cycle: menu planning, purchasing, receiving, storage and issuance, pre-preparation, production,
merchandising and service, food safety and sanitation and cost control.
          Laboratory experiences include cycle menu planning, standardization and quantification of
recipes, portion control and utilization of leftover food. (2 hrs lecture; 3 hrs laboratory)
Prerequisites: Meal Management, General Microbiology and Parasitology, Bookkeeping

FNDT 416/417 FOODSERVICE SYSTEM II (Lecture/Laboratory) (3 units). The course puts
emphasis on personnel management, laws and regulations related foodservice institutions, catering
management and emergency feeding. Basic concepts in facilities planning, layout and development of
equipment specifications are included.
        Laboratory experiences include application of the principles and techniques in Food Service
System I in an accredited facility. (2 hrs lecture and 3 hours laboratory)
Prerequisites: Foodservice System I

FNDT 421          HOSPITAL DIETETICS PRACTICUM (4 units). The Hospital Dietetics Practicum
is a supervised practical application of principles and theories in nutrition and dietetics in a hospital setting.
(200 hours)
Prerequisites:The Hospital Practicum is to be taken during the last semester of the BSND curriculum upon
the completion of all professional courses.

FNDT 422          FOODSERVICE PRACTICUM (3 UNITS). The Food Service Practicum is a
supervised practical application of principles and theories in foods and foodservice management in school,
commercial, industrial, hotel or hospital foodservice institution. (150 hours)
Prerequisites: The Food Service Practicum is to be taken during the last semester of the BSND
Curriculum upon the completion of all professional courses.

FNDT 423        COMMUNITY NUTRITION PRACTICUM (5 units). The Community Nutrition
Practicum is a supervised) practical application of principles and theories in food and nutrition in a
community setting through organized community efforts (250 hours).
Prerequisite: The Community Nutrition Practicum is to be taken during the last semester of the BSND
Curriculum upon the completion of all professional courses.

				
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