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Minor in Nutrition

The Minor in Nutrition is for students with the time and inclination to learn more about dietetics and nutrition, but are not interested in obtaining an internship to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) or in applying to pre-professional programs. However, this track does not lead to a Verification Statement, which is the case with the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD).

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Required courses

I. Dietetics and Nutrition Required Courses - Must earn a grade of C or better. (9) Credits of required coursework.

Prefix

Course Description

Hours

Term

Grade

Prerequisites

HUN 2201

Principles of Nutrition

3

 

 

 

HUN 4241

Advanced Nutrition

3

 

 

Human Physiology, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Life Cycle Nutrition (see courses below)

HUN 4403

Life Cycle Nutrition

3

 

 

HUN 2201

II. Dietetics and Nutrition Elective Courses - Must earn a grade of C or better. (3) Credits of required coursework. Please select any one (1) course from the following list of courses.

Prefix

Course Description

Hours

Term

Grade

Prerequisites

HUN 3191

World Nutrition

3

 

 

 

FOS 3021

Fundamentals of Food

3

 

 

 

FOS 3021L

Fundamentals of Food Lab

1

 

 

 

FOS 3004

Food and the Consumer

3

 

 

 

FOS 4041

Food Science

3

 

 

FOS 3021, FOS 3021L, HUN 2201

FOS 4041L

Food Science Lab

1

 

 

FOS 4041L Food Science Lab 1 FOS 3021, FOS 3021L, HUN 2201

 NOTE: The following courses are required prerequisites in the Nutrition Minor

  • CHM 1045 & CHM 1045L General Chemistry I & Lab
  • CHM 1046 & CHM 1046L General Chemistry II & Lab
  • CHM 2210 & CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry I & Lab and CHM 2211& CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry II & Lab
  • or CHM 2200 & CHM 2200L Survey of Organic Chemistry & Lab
  • BCH 3033 General Biochemistry or HUN 4240 Nutrition and Biochemistry
  • PCB 3702 Intermediate Physiology or PCB 3703
  • Human Physiology I & PCB 3704 Human Physiology II
  • HSC 3549 Clinical Physiology for Health Professionals

*Please note a student must be upper-division in his/her program major to be able to apply for a minor; minimum GPA 2.0 required

Graduation requirements

  • Satisfy all requirements for Minor in Nutrition
  • Complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of upper-division coursework in an approved program.
  • Earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses. A grade of “C-” will not count towards this minor.
  • Meet with Academic Advisor to apply for minor in Nutrition
  • Meet with Academic Advisor to receive Graduation Check prior to the final semester.