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Minors

To apply for a minor, you’ll need to fill out the minor application.

Nutrition Minor

The Nutrition Minor is intended for students majoring in food science, biological sciences, biochemistry or related fields. This minor would be a good choice for premed, predental, or pre-PA students.

  • NEP 2340: Human Nutrition I* (spring only)
  • Plus one course selected from the following list of approved nutrition courses:
    • NEP 1310: Basic Concepts of World Nutrition, (3 cr); HUMANITIES GEN ED; Spring, Sum
    • NEP 2222: Landscape of Obesity, (3 cr); BEHAV SCI GEN ED; Spring
    • NEP 4360: Nutritional Assessment** (3 cr); Fall
  • Plus two courses selected from the following list of approved nutrition courses:
    • NEP 2380: Diet Therapy for Health Professionals (3 cr); Fall, Spring, Sum
    • NEP 4340: Human Nutrition II*** Fall
    • NEP 4370: Nutrition Therapy I† Spring
  • Plus one courses selected from the following list of approved nutrition courses:
    • NEP 2450:Nutrition throughout the Life Span†† (3cr); Spring, Sum
    • NEP 4590: Community Nutrition (3 cr); Fall

*One course in organic chem is a prerequisite
** Psych 1000 & NEP 2340 are prerequisites
***NEP 2340 & one course in biochem are prerequisites
†NEP 2340 and 4360 are prerequisites
†† NEP 2340 or 2380 is a prerequisite

Wellness Minor

The Wellness Minor is intended for both non-science and science students interested in course work focused on empowering them to make informed decisions related to lifelong personal nutrition and exercise choices.

  • NEP 1034: Introduction to Human Nutrition (3 cr); Fall, Spring, Sum or NEP 2340: Human Nutrition I* (3 cr); Spring
  • NEP 1340: Introduction to Exercise and Fitness (3 cr); Fall, Spring
  • NEP 2450: Nutrition Throughout the Life Span (3 cr); Spring, Sum
  • NEP 3450: Physical Activity Throughout the Life span (3 cr); Fall, Spring

Plus at least one course (to complete a total of 15 hours) from the following list of approved courses:

  • NEP 2222: Landscape of Obesity, (3 cr); Spring
  • NEP 2380: Diet Therapy for Health Professionals (3 cr); Fall, Spring, Sum
  • NEP 2460: Eating Disorders (2 cr); Fall
  • NEP 3550 Corporate, Community and Personal Fitness* (3 cr) Spring
  • NEP 4200: Sports Performance and Conditioning* (3 cr); Spring, Sum

* NOTE: check prerequisites