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Office of the University Registrar

2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog


Nutritional Sciences
Hours: 15 credits, all completed with grades of C or better and with a cumulative GPA for all minor course work of 2.5 or better

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

The minor provides an overview of nutrients, nutrient requirements throughout the life cycle and metabolic regulation of nutritional pathways. A minimum of 15 credits is required and includes four core courses plus one or more electives.

While the minor is open to all students, it is particularly appropriate for biology, microbiology and cell science, and zoology majors — and students who are interested in medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.

Required Courses

BCH 3025 Fundamentals of Biochemistry OR
BCH 4024 Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
HUN 2201 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition3
HUN 3403 Nutrition through the Life Cycle2
HUN 4221 Nutrition and Metabolism3

Additional Courses: take at least 3 credits

FOS 3042 Introductory Food Science3
HUN 4445 Nutrition and Disease – Part 12
HUN 4446 Nutrition and Disease – Part 22
HUN 4905 Special Problems in Human Nutrition1-3
HUN 5246 Current Issues in Dietary Supplements2
HUN 5447 Nutrition and Immunity3
HUN 6245 Advanced Human Nutrition3