Nutrition, Minor

Jointly sponsored by the Schools of Nursing and Arts and Sciences, the Nutrition Minor presents a broad view of the field and illustrates the pervasiveness of nutrition-related issues in such diverse fields as anthropology, economics, folklore, history, physiology, psychology, health care, and public policy.

The Nutrition Minor requires a total of 6 course units.

Minor Requirements
Core Courses 1
Select 1 course unit from each Core A, B and C
Core A - Basic Nutrition:
NURS 0065Fundamentals of Nutrition1
or NURS 1120 Nutrition: Science & Applications
Core B - Scientific Basis of Nutrition:
Select one of the following Options:1
Option 1:
Integrated Cell Biology and Microbiology with Recitation
Option 2:
The Biology of Food
Introduction to Biology A
Introduction to Biology - The Molecular Biology of Life
Core C - Advanced Nutrition:
NURS 5230Advanced Nutrition: Molecular Basis of Nutrition1
or NURS 5240 Advanced Human Nutrition and Micronutrient Metabolism
Select 3 course units of Electives 23
Total Course Units6

It is strongly recommended that Core A & B courses be taken prior to the Elective courses.


See website for list of approved elective courses.

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.