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

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 online course (Fall 2019) 2. Several formal meeting times to assess student learning and discuss expectations with students (Fall 2019) 3. Travel to Spain for two weeks with guided experiential learning (January 1-14, 2020) 4. Each individual student will create a professional quality video (Completed by February 1) with specific guidelines and grading rubric presented in the course syllabus. 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 and diabetes among the Mediterranean people - through Compass prior to departure as well as experiential learning activities while abroad 5. Herbs and plants in Mediterranean health -

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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