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2018-2019 Academic Catalogue 
2018-2019 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 210 - Comparative Animal Nutrition

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

The course addresses basic concepts of nutrition including, nutrient digestion, absorption, and transport, energy balance, diet planning, and vitamin and mineral requirements. Particular attention will be focused on the role of nutrition in the development of chronic disease. Comparisons between humans and other vertebrate animals will highlight the variety of solutions to nutrient usage across species. Prerequisite(s): BI 101 , BI 102  or BI 111 , BI 112 , BI 113