OLS 100 Nutrition Health & Fitness I • 2 Cr.


Examines the concept of a balanced diet, exercise and health, wellness and food safety. Nutritional models are presented to allow the student to understand and build a healthy lifestyle. Prerequisite: OLS 107, 110, and 111 and Acceptance into the program. Course is graded Credit/No Credit.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Discuss basic principles of nutrition by identifying nutrient dense foods
  • Interpret and apply food label information to make healthy food choices
  • Create menus that align with nutritional guidelines
  • Apply dietary guidelines to evaluate personal dietary habits
  • Discuss how physical activity impacts overall health and wellness
  • Apply physical activity fitness guidelines to create personal goals
  • Identify strategies to safely reach and maintain an appropriate weight
  • Explain potential health and safety risks related to food storage and preparation