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Science of Nutrition

Catalog number: SCIx259

Description: 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.

Exam Type: Multiple Choice

Credit / Level: 3.0 / Lower

Exam Fee: $110*

* Fee shown is for the exam only. Other associated expenses such as books and study resources, or travel, lodging, or providing any required documentation or background checks, are additional.


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*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.

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