Academic Catalog

Nutrition and Food Sciences, Minor

Requirements – Minor in Nutrition and Food Sciences

Students seeking the Nutrition and Food Sciences minor must complete, with a grade of “C” or better:

Select one of the following:4-8
Anatomy and Physiology
Introductory Anatomy & Physiology I
and Introductory Anatomy & Physiology II
Human Physiology
NUTR 2200Nutritional Science3
or NUTR 2241 Nutrition through the Life Cycle
NUTR 4300Nutrition Aspects of Disease4
Select at least six credits of the following: 16
Mediterranean Diet: Relationship to Health and Culture
Food Science Laboratory
Food Systems and Policy
Community Health and Nutrition Programs
Cultural Foods
Health Education Planning
Total Hours17-21

That are not redundant of major requirements.

At least six credit hours of a minor must be completed at the 3000 level or above.

Most NUTR courses require prerequisites, which necessitate proper course sequencing. Depending on which courses are selected, there may be additional cognate requirements. It is highly recommended that you consult with your advisor in the Department of Nutrition about course choices and progression.

This minor is open to students pursuing a major in Health Education and Promotion, and any other major outside of the Department of Nutrition.