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FSHN 199 TB2 - Undergraduate Open Seminar - Study Abroad to Mediterranean

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Experimental course on a special topic in food science and human nutrition. Topic may not be repeated except in accordance with the Code. Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same or subsequent terms. No more than 12 hours may be counted toward graduation.

Special Instructions:

The course would be formatted with four distinct components: 1. Pre-departure 8-week online course (Spring 2018) 2. Two formal meeting times to assess student learning and discuss expectations with students (Spring 2018) 3. Travel to the Mediterranean with guided experiential learning (Intercession Summer 2018) 4. Each individual student will create a professional quality video (Completed by August 2018) with specific guidelines and grading rubric presented in the course syllabus. - Note: The Spring 2018 course will have a deferred grade which will be entered upon the final submission of the capstone student video (between June and August 2018). Select Activities and Topics Covered Included (but are not limited to): 1. The scientific method (how do we study chronic diseases) - through Compass prior to departure 2. The history of the Mediterranean diet - through Compass prior to departure 3. Anti-inflammatory diets - through Compass prior to departure 4. Trends in obesity an

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 2 hr

Term(s): Spring


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