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.

Core Courses 1
Core A - Basic Nutrition
NURS 065Fundamentals of Nutrition1
or NURS 112 Nutrition: Science & Applications
Core B - Scientific Basis of Nutrition
Select one of the following Options:1
Option 1:
Integrated Cell Biology and Microbiology
Option 2:
Select one of the following:
The Biology of Food
AP/Transfer Credit: Introductory Biology for the Major
Introduction to Biology A
Introduction to Biology - The Molecular Biology of Life
Core C - Advanced Nutrition
NURS 524Advanced Human Nutrition and Micronutrient Metabolism1
Elective Courses
Select 3 course units 23
Total Course Units6
1

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

2

See the website for a list of approved elective courses.


The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2017 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.