Nutrition and Food Science minor

College of Science and Health
Nutrition and Food Sciences Minor

Complement Your Health Education and Promotion Journey with the Nutrition Minor

As a Health Education and Promotion major, you’re committed to empowering individuals and communities to adopt healthy lifestyles. Now, you can enhance your expertise and expand your career prospects by pursuing the Nutrition Minor, designed for students outside of the Department of Nutrition. This valuable minor provides a comprehensive foundation in nutrition science, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to become a well-rounded health professional.

Contact your advisor today to discuss your academic goals and explore the possibilities that the Nutrition Minor can offer. Together, we’ll help you craft a personalized plan that aligns with your aspirations and sets you on a path to success in the dynamic field of health and nutrition.

Tailored Guidance and Flexible Course Selection

Our experienced faculty is committed to providing individualized support, ensuring you select the most suitable courses to align with your academic and career goals. With careful course sequencing and potential cognate requirements, we’ll guide you on a tailored learning path that enriches your knowledge and enhances your career prospects.

Enhance Your Knowledge and Broaden Your Career Options

Through this minor, you’ll delve into the intricacies of nutrition, exploring topics such as macronutrients, micronutrients, metabolism, and the relationship between diet and various health conditions. You’ll gain the ability to effectively assess individuals’ nutritional needs, develop personalized dietary recommendations, and promote healthy eating habits among diverse populations.

Emerge as a Well-Equipped Health Advocate

By integrating the Nutrition Minor into your Health Education and Promotion major, you’ll graduate as a well-equipped health advocate, prepared to address the complex interplay between food, nutrition, and overall well-being. You’ll be able to provide informed guidance to individuals seeking to improve their health and make informed dietary choices for optimal living.

With the Nutrition Minor, you’ll open doors to a variety of rewarding career opportunities in health promotion, public health, nutrition counseling, and more. You’ll be equipped to work with individuals, communities, and organizations to promote healthy lifestyles, prevent chronic diseases, and improve the overall quality of life for others.

Here is an example of some courses you may take in the Nutrition and Food Sciences Minor program:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nutrition through the Life Cycle
  • Nutrition Aspects of Disease
  • Food Science Laboratory
  • Cultural Foods

Nutrition and Food Sciences courses

Courses include: NUTR, BIOL, HLEC

Lisle undergraduate courses and descriptions

Mesa undergraduate courses and descriptions

Nutrition and Food Sciences, Minor – Lisle | Mesa



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