CUSC-120: Science of Food

Credits 3
Using introductory principles of biology and chemistry, students will study the interaction among microbes, plants, animals, and humans. Topics covered include atoms and molecules; composition of carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids; water; biology of animals; and their role in human metabolism and the food system. Additionally, the course will introduce the scientific method and research design so that students will be able to find and comprehend reliable sources of science-based information.