Nutrition Minor

This minor provides a basic understanding of nutrition and includes specialized courses in nutrition. It complements majors in health-related professional and pre-professional programs. It does not provide a basis for counseling in nutrition.

Courses must be taken for a grade. No courses may be taken for credit/no credit. A minimum of 2.0 GPA. is required for all courses in the minor. Students planning to take this minor should consult with the chief departmental advisor. This minor is open to all university students except Nutrition majors, who are excluded from this minor.

Program Requirements (20 semester hours)

Take All for 14 hours:
Course Credits
CHM 141 College Chemistry (GMPF IVB)
CHM 144 College Chemistry Laboratory (GMPF IVB)
KNH 102 Fundamentals of Nutrition  3
KNH 104 Introduction to Food Science and Meal Management 3
KNH 432 Nutrition Across the Life Span {Pre-req KNH 102}


Choose Two (2) for 6 hours:
Course Credits
KNH 203 Nutrition in Disease Prevention Management {pre-reqs KNH 102, 103, 104}
KNH 213 Global and Community Nutrition (GMPF IIIB) {pre-req KNH 102} 3
KNH 304 Advanced Nutrition {pre-reqs KNH 102, CHM 141, 144}
KNH 409 Nutrition for Sports and Fitness {pre-req KNH 102}
KNH 453H Nutrition Education {pre-req junior or graduate standing}