Nutrition for Health and Fitness - BIOL127L (Early College)

1.0 Credit
16 weeks
student cutting brightly colored vegetables

Early College Online is a program offered in partnership with VLACS and the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH), offering high school students the opportunity to earn high school and college credit for taking online college-level courses taught by CCSNH faculty.

This course is a study of the nutrients and how the body handles the nutrients throughout the life cycle. Topics include metabolism of macro- and micronutrients; physiological benefits of an optimal diet with exercise; behavioral issues related to eating; energy balance and weight control; and disease prevention strategies related to diet. Life style behaviors, which optimize nutritional health and wellness, are also emphasized. The labs are designed to reinforce selected topics covered in the lecture portion of the course.

To view the course syllabus and register visit Early College Online at CCSNH.

Early College Online (Formerly eStart)

  • Course follows CCSNH semester calendar.
  • The student must be a high school sophomore, junior, or senior (homeschool students age 15 or older are eligible).
  • Course must be completed before 21st birthday.
  • Review additional CCSNH Eligibility Requirements.
  • Financial aid is now available.
  • Review Important Course Dates for upcoming enrollment information and deadlines.