The Minor in Nutrition Sciences requires students to successfully complete a total of 18 semester hours of coursework, as outlined below. These 18 semester hours are comprised of 15 semester hours of required courses and an additional 3 semester hours of an approved elective course. All courses in the Minor in Nutrition Sciences are offered online only.

Please note that NTR 222: Nutrition and Health is a required pre-requisite for all other courses, and therefore must be taken before declaring a minor or taking the other courses offered. Declaring a Minor in Nutrition Sciences is done through BlazerNet.


Required Courses

NTR 222: Nutrition and Health - offered Fall, Spring, Summer terms

NTR 232: Lifecycle Nutrition - offered Fall term

NTR 320: Nutrition and the Consumer - offered Spring term

NTR 330: Nutrition and Metabolism - offered Spring term

NTR 420: Nutrition Genetics - offered Fall term


Elective Courses 

*NTR 421: Nutrition Assessment and the Nutrition Care Process - offered Spring term

ANTH 319: Food and Culture

PE 405: Nutrition and Physical Activity

HE 222: Concepts of Health and Fitness


*Please note that, in addition to the Required Courses listed, NTR 421: Nutrition Assessment and the Nutrition Care Process is an admissions requirement for the MS in Nutrition Sciences, Dietitian Education Program.