Nutrition Minor

Students expressing an interest in the Nutrition minor offered by the Department of Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences must first obtain the authorization of the department and present no less than 23 semester hours in the minor field with at least 9 semester hours at the upper division course level.

Required Courses

  • HSCI.1010 Anatomy and Physiology I
  • HSCI.1030 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
  • HSCI.1020 Anatomy and Physiology II
  • HSCI.1040 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
  • NUTR.2060 Human Nutrition1
  • NUTR.3360 Life Cycle Nutrition

1Required B- or higher before minor declaration.

Choose three from the following:

  • NUTR.3450 Community Nutrition
  • NUTR.3710 Nutrition & Metabolism
  • NUTR.3720 Obesity and Weight Control
  • NUTR.4060/5060 Biochemistry of Lipids
  • NUTR.4630/5630 Vitamins and Minerals
  • NUTR.4650 Lab Methods in Nutritional Assessment
  • NUTR.4720 Nutrition and Gene Expression
  • NUTR.4810 Medical Nutrition Therapy I
  • NUTR.3700. Introduction to Food Safety

Note: Students will take NURT.2060 Human Nutrition and receive a B- or higher before acceptance into the Nutrition minor. Once the Nutrition minor is declared, students will maintain a B- or higher in all courses declared for the Nutrition minor. If students receive lower than a B- in a Nutrition minor course (exception: Human Nutrition) they can substitute a different nutrition course from the minor or retake the course.

For more information, contact the Department of Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences.