IIT Institute for Food Safety and Health will offer two new courses this fall, Research Project: Design, Delivery, and Dissemination and Nutrition and Wellness.
Research Project: Design, Delivery, and Dissemination (FST/FPE 402/502)
This course is an introduction to designing, conducting, and reporting on scientific research. Topics will include defining a problem and creating a research proposal, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and a written and oral presentation of results.
Nutrition and Wellness (FST/FPE 201)
This course will provide you with an introduction to the basic principles of nutrition and the relationship of the human diet to health and wellness. You will learn about nutrients, their function in the body and why food is the best place to get them. You will learn about specific topics, such as appetite control, weight management, sports nutrition, psychology of eating, food safety, and special nutritional requirements and needs during the lifecycle. Come learn and apply your knowledge to yourself. No prerequisites needed.