Minor in Nutritional Sciences

The minor in nutritional sciences is intended for students majoring in biological sciences, biochemistry, health and exercise sciences or related fields. 

Minor core requirements consist of a minimum of 15 hours of nutrition (not exercise/fitness) courses, including NEP 2340: Human Nutrition I, plus 12 hours  from the list of approved nutrition courses.  Prerequisites apply to some classes and will be enforced.

To apply for the nutrition minor, use the online application form available on the Human Environmental Sciences Student Services website: http://hes.missouri.edu/students_minorapp.php

NOTE: You will need to meet with Dr. Peterson, NEP Director of Undergraduate Studies, before you submit your application. She can be reached at petersonca@missouri.edu.

Minor core requirements
NEP 2340Human Nutrition I (spring only)3
Plus 1 course from the following list of approved nutrition courses:3
Food and Cultures of the World
Landscape of Obesity (spring only)
Nutritional Assessment (fall only)
Plus 2 courses selected from the following list of approved nutrition courses:6
Diet Therapy for Health Professionals
Human Nutrition II Lecture (fall only)
Nutrition Therapy I (spring only)
Plus 1 course selected from the following list of approved nutrition courses:3
Nutrition Throughout the Life Span (spring, summer)
Nutrition Therapy II (fall)
Community Nutrition (fall only)
Total Credits15

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