Community College of City University

CGE13204 - Food and Health

Offering Academic Unit
Division of Applied Science and Technology
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CGE Domain
Domain of Science and Technology
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18, Semester B 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims to develop students’ understanding of the key elements in human nutrition and their impact on health and lives. It provides them with a better understanding of the relationship between nutrients and health.  Students will be able to understand causes of food-borne illnesses and diet management. Global issues like food shortages and genetically modified food will also be covered and discussed.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Division of Applied Science and Technology

Additional Information

Graduates of Diploma in General Studies (who have taken this course) are not allowed to take this course.