Courses



Compulsory Modules (100 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 3: Natural Sciences (6.5 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - know and describe the nutrients of food, their biochemical functions and physiological importance; - calculate and estimate supply needed and menus suitable for everyday life; - explain the way of working of household devices and discuss different dimensions; - explain processes of food preparation based on aspects of natural science; - acquire basic knowledge for sensory education and perception; - use their knowledge of sensory analysis for exemplary assessment of food in nutritional education; - discuss and reflect on ways to enjoy food.
Compulsory Module 4: Housekeeping & Society (6 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - explain and analyze the tasks and functions of private households; - get a global awareness for the ecological dimensions and limits in the field of household science and their relevance for teaching; - develop and reflect on decision-making and responsibilities for social-integrative learning in heterogenous classes, in particular for the subject Nutrition and Housekeeping.
Compulsory Module 7: Food Science and Legislation (7.5 ECTS-Credits; 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - evaluate types of production and processing from several perspectives; - apply different quality assurance systems and evaluate them based on theory; - plan tests and experiments, make them in class and reflect on the results based on theory.
Compulsory Module 8: Sociology of Nutrition (5 ECTS-Credits; 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - describe traditional influences on the development of trends and established ways of eating; - analyse and write exposés and abstracts; - make and analyse eating biographies for optimizing the eating behaviour; - explain the fundamental background of eating disorders based on theory.
Compulsory Module 11: Nutrition - Health II (7 ECTS-Credits; 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 2
Learning Outcome: Graduates - substantiate and evaluate principles of nutritional therapy in a scientific way; - evaluate selected eating programmes in a scientific way; - plan menus, prepare dishes, evaluate them for different target groups and different diets, substantiate their effects based on theory and possibly suggest optimizations.
Compulsory Module 12: Nutrition and Society (5.5 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 2
Learning Outcome: Graduates - explain and apply scientific fundamentals of current requirements for communal food services; - develop and create menus with different cultural and religious background and relate them to specialist science; - independently plan interdisciplinary classes, hold them, evaluate them and reflect on the results based on theory.
Compulsory Module 15: Sustainability as a Concept for Life (5 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - develop and understanding of the dimensions and requirements with regards to sustainability; - explain influencing factors on world nutrition, analyze the global effects and discuss approaches to solution; - discuss the men-environment-relationship and demonstrate complex systematic thinking by presenting relations in an understandable way and substantiating them by facts and data; - determine, assess and document the performances of pupils in their competence-oriented teaching.
Compulsory Module 16: Bachelor's Thesis (7.5 ECTS-Credits; 1 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 8
Learning Outcome: Graduates independently choose a problem from a field of the studied subject Nutrition and Housekeeping, which is related to teaching at school and deal with the issue in writing and verbally based on scientific criteria.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).