Life Sciences Distance Courses

These Life Sciences courses are offered for credit by Andrews University, Oakwood University, and Washington Adventist University. Andrews University manages the registration and provides the instruction and support for students. 

Andrews University Credit

FDNT 230-901
Nutrition (3 sem hours)

A study of the basic principles of nutrition science, the biochemical functions of various nutrients, the changes in physiological needs with age, and the relationship between nutrition and health. Students needing life science general education credit must also register for the lab, FDNT240.
Format: Interactive Online, Self-paced Online
Syllabus

FDNT 240-901
Nutrition Laboratory (1 sem hour)

Discovering principles of nutrition science in the laboratory.
Format: Self-paced Online

Oakwood University Credit

BI 430-911
Philosophy of Science
(2 sem hours)
Prerequisite: BI 132 and senior standing or permission of the instructor
A careful, critical study and discussionof both biblical and scientific evidence on origins. Particular emphasis will be given to rational, philosophical, and theological insights as a basis for arriving at a comprehensive understanding of the origins of all things.
Format: Self-paced Online
Syllabus

FS 131-911
Nutrition (3 sem hours)

GU Equivalent: NUTR 300 Nutrition
Basic principles of human nutrition, including nutrients and allowances for various ages and normal stress conditions. Carries credit toward the general education requirement in science.
Format: Self-paced Online
Syllabus

Washington Adventist University Credit

BIOL 140-921
Human Body in Health and Disease
(4 sem hours)
A survey of the structure, function, health, and diseases of the human body. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of the physiologic mechanisms that maintain each body system. A general foundation in the vocabulary of anatomy and physiology is a primary part of the course. Student must submit a certificate of completion for the International or American Red Cross Standard First Aid and Safety or Community First Aid and Safety course. Does not apply toward a biology major or minor. Cross-listed as HLSC 140.
Format: Self-paced Online
Syllabus

BIOL 311-921
A Scientific Study of Creation
(2 sem hours)
A study of the evidences supporting a creation origin of the earth. The approach is scientific rather than Biblical.
Format: Self-paced Online
Syllabus

BIOL 140-921
Human Body in Health and Disease (4 sem hours)

A survey of the structure, function, health, and diseases of the human body. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of the physiologic mechanisms that maintain each body system. A general foundation in the vocabulary of anatomy and physiology is a primary part of the course. Student must submit a certificate of completion for the International or American Red Cross Standard First Aid and Safety or Community First Aid and Safety course. Does not apply toward a biology major or minor. Cross-listed as BIOL 140.
Format: Self-paced Online
Syllabus

NUTR 300-921
Nutrition (3 sem hours)

A course designed not only to provide an introduction to the relationship between nutrition and good health, but also to explore the basic medical and chemical aspects of nutrition.
Format: Self-paced Online
Syllabus

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