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  • Nutritional Sciences Minor

    Hours: 15 credits, completed with minimum grades of C and a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA for courses in the minor

    The minor provides an overview of nutrients, nutrient requirements throughout the life cycle and metabolic regulation of nutritional pathways. The courses required include four core courses plus one or more electives.

    While the minor is open to all students, it is particularly appropriate for biology, microbiology and cell science, and zoology majors — and students who are interested in medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.

    Required Courses

    BCH 3025 Fundamentals of Biochemistry or
    BCH 4024 Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    HUN 2201 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition 3
    HUN 3403 Nutrition through the Life Cycle 2
    HUN 4221 Nutrition and Metabolism 3

    Additional Courses: take at least 3 credits

    FOS 3042 Introductory Food Science 3
    HUN 4445 Nutrition and Disease – Part 1 2
    HUN 4446 Nutrition and Disease – Part 2 3
    HUN 4905 Special Problems in Human Nutrition 1-3
    HUN 5246 Current Issues in Dietary Supplements 2
    HUN 5447 Nutrition and Immunity 3
    HUN 6245 Advanced Human Nutrition 3
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minors: nutritional-sciences