2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Nutrition Science Minor

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Margaret Voss, Undergraduate Program Director
561 White Hall


Students pursuing programs in other areas of study may choose a minor in nutrition science. The minor program requires the completion of 19 credits.


To be admitted to the program, students must meet with the minor coordinator and file a declaration of minor form with their home college.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

1. Locate, interpret, evaluate, and use professional literature and information technologies, understand research designs, and statistical analysis methods, and integrate research principles into evidence-based practice.

2. Demonstrate effective, assertive, and professional oral, written and advocacy/negotiation communication and documentation skills and use of current information technologies when communicating with individuals, groups and the public.

3. Apply knowledge of the role of culture, environment, food, and lifestyle choices to develop interventions to affect change and enhance wellness in diverse individuals and groups

4. Diagram and describe the role of macronutrient metabolism in the maintenance of health and prevention of disease

5. Recall and diagram the role of vitamins and minerals in the maintenance of macronutrient metabolism for health and disease prevention.

Total Credits Required: 19

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