Minor in Wellness

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


Core requirements consist of a minimum of 15 hours of nutrition and exercise/fitness courses.

Required Courses
NEP 1034Introduction to Human Nutrition3
or NEP 2340 Human Nutrition I
NEP 1340Introduction to Exercise and Fitness3
NEP 2450Nutrition Throughout the Life Span (check prerequisites)3
NEP 3450Activity Throughout the Lifespan3
Choose at least one of the following (to complete a total of 15 hours)
NEP 2010Everyday Nutrition: Principles of Fresh, Healthy, and Sustainable Cooking3
NEP 2222Landscape of Obesity3
NEP 2380Diet Therapy for Health Professionals3
NEP 2460Eating Disorders3
NEP 3131International Nutrition and Exercise Physiology3
NEP 3550Corporate, Community, and Personal Fitness3