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Health Sciences

College of Education and Professional Studies

Nutrition Minor

This program is designed primarily for those individuals in other majors who desire a more in-depth study of nutrition. This program is intended for students in majors such as exercise science, family studies, physical and health education, and public health. This minor may also be of interest to students in pre-professional studies programs including pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary, and pre-physical therapy. Courses in this minor may also be used to satisfy requirements in other major programs.

Students wishing to attain full admission to the minor must meet the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of NUTR 101 - Introduction to Human Nutrition, NUTR 240 - Introduction to Foods, and NUTR 240LAB - Introduction to Foods Laboratory with a grade of C (2.0) or higher.
  • Students must receive a grade of C (2.0) or higher in all other minor courses.



Course Title Credits
Required Courses: 20 Credits:
NUTR 101 Intro to Human Nutrition 5
NUTR 240 Intro to Foods 2
NUTR 240LAB Intro to Foods Lab 2
NUTR 340 Management of Food Resources 2
NUTR 340LAB Management of Food Resources Lab 1
NUTR 345 Nutrition and the Lifecycle 5
NUTR 350 Weight Management 3
Department-Approved Electives: 3-5 Credits:
NUTR 346 Theory and Treatment of Eating Disorders 3
NUTR 347 Nutrition Education and Counseling 4
NUTR 446 Sports Nutrition 3
NUTR 447 Community Nutrition 3
NUTR 490 Cooperative Education 1-12 (Must be taken for 5 credits)
Total to Complete Minor: 23-25 Credits

For more information, please see the University Catalog.

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