Areas of Study

Course Overview

This course focuses on the nutrition, health, and safety needs of children from birth to age eight and the role of child development centers and schools in satisfying those needs. Students learn to plan menus based on nutrition standards established for children’s programs, to provide and maintain a safe environment for children in their care, and to teach and promote good eating, health, and safety practices among young children.

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

Credit: 3