Courses Catalogue

Child Health And Nutrition

COURSE CODE: ECP 1102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course introduces students to the child’s basic nutritional needs at different levels of development, the role of the home and culture in nutrition promotion and relationship between nutrition, health & education of the child.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, student should be able to:

§  Identify the child’s basic nutritional needs at different levels of development.

§  Explain the role of the home & culture in the child’s diet.

  • Discuss the relationship between nutrition health & education of the child.