Biology of Food

Course Type: 
BIO
Code: 
1050
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
4
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Biological principles applied to the nature of food, its production, and use in the human body. Topics include molecular biology, photosynthesis, respiration, macro- and micronutrients, anatomy and function of digestion, nutrition, food labeling, food safety, and issues of feeding a rapidly growing human population. Three hours lecture, two hours lab.

Corequisites: 

BIO1050L

Attributes: 
General Education Course