Nutritional Sciences Minor
EXPLORE YOUR LOVE OF NUTRITION!
If you're passionate about nutrition but not sure if the nutrition majors are right for you, consider the minor! A nutrition minor may complement your major and increase your skill set. It also gives you a competitive edge in the job market, since nutrition is relevant to many different careers, including nursing, pharmacy, medicine, and other healthcare fields.
The nutritional sciences minor requires 18 total units and can be completed on campus or online. Approved courses include:
- NSC 101: Introduction to Human Nutrition
- NSC 255: Food and Culture
- NSC 301: Nutrition and the Life Cycle
- NSC 310: Principles of Human Nutrition in Health and Disease
- NSC 315: Sports Nutrition
- NSC 353: Food Science and Safety
- NSC 375: Diet, Genes, and Disease
- NSC 376: Bioactive Compounds and Food Additives
- NSC 455: Mediterranean Diet and Health Study Abroad
In order to declare a minor, you must be a UA student with a declared UA major. Students may elect to pursue the nutritional sciences minor, OR the sports nutrition minor, OR the food systems minor. Students are not eligible to complete multiple minors within the department.
Majors within the department are not eligible to declare a nutritional sciences minor, sports nutrition minor, nor food systems minor. NSC majors interested in taking the sports nutrition or food systems classes should contact their academic advisor to discuss a thematic minor.
INFORMATION FOR NSC MINORS
Advising appointments for minors are not necessary, as most questions can be answered during walk-in hours or via email. If you still have questions after consulting the requirements online for your catalog year, contact an NSC advisor.
Please include your Student ID number in your email.