Purpose: to help other instructors teaching the same course

Common Course ID: Nutrition (PUBH 350)
CSU Instructor Open Textbook Adoption Portrait

About the Course

PUBH 350: Nutrition

Brief Description of course highlights:  

This course is an upper level elective for students in the major, but also fulfills a general education requirement. 

Concepts of nutrition as they relate to nutritional needs, practices and problems throughout the life cycle. Nutritional counseling and education of individuals/groups toward health promotion and disease prevention.

Pre- or corequisites: non-freshman; CHEM 100, CHEM 102, CHEM 105, CHEM 111, CHEM 115 or CHEM 120A.

About the Resource/Textbook 

Cost Savings:

The formerly used textbook cost $95 to purchase new, and the class has a maximum enrollment of 42 students, so the total savings is up to almost $4000 a semester.

OER/Low Cost Adoption

OER/Low Cost Adoption Process

Provide an explanation or what motivated you to use this textbook or OER/Low Cost option. 

Save students money

How did you find and select the open textbook for this course? 

Consulted with Open Educational Resources Librarian

What did you change as part of the OER adoption?


About the Instructor

Julie Eversaul

California State University Fullerton