The Nutrition minor seeks to provide students with a nutrition science foundation complementary to any health related major. Courses cover the basic principles of nutrition, nutrition through the lifecycle, community nutrition, nutrition in sports and health, metabolism, and communication in nutrition.
The nutrition minor complements the content in the fields of speech language pathology, exercise science, psychology, counseling, rehabilitative sciences, and other related professions. The minor is framed around 18 credits of core courses and provides additional advisor approved electives for nutrition majors. The Nutrition minor can be completed through online and on-ground courses.
Career opportunities with a Nutrition Minor:*
- Health education
- Community health
- Health departments
- Corporate health coaching
- School nutrition programs
- Nutrition coaching in sports and wellness
*Students that graduate with a minor in nutrition are not licensed to implement medical
nutrition therapy. To become a Registered Dietitian, please review the nutrition program’s
main website: Click here.