Science of Nutrition
3.0 / Lower
Corresponds to course offerings such as Introduction to Nutrition, Principles of Nutritional Science, Human Nutrition, or Nutrition Science. No prior knowledge of nutrition is required for this examination; however, students are expected to have a basic understanding of human physiology, biology, and chemistry sufficient to master the cell biology concepts tested. The examination tests for a knowledge of facts and terminology, an understanding of concepts, and for the student’s ability to apply the concepts learned in Science of Nutrition.
Prepare for the Exam
*The Science of Nutrition exam does not meet the Natural Sciences and Mathematics degree requirements at Excelsior College. The credits from this exam can be used to meet the Applied Professional or Elective degree requirements.
A practice exam is available for $35: To register for a practice exam you must first register for its corresponding credit-bearing exam.
Register for the Exam
You can register and pay for your exam online. After you register, you will receive an Authorization to Test letter. You'll need to select the 8- or 15-week term in which you'll take your exam.
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