Minor in Nutrition (H40113M)
The field of nutrition is interdisciplinary. A nutrition minor will be beneficial for future academic and employment opportunities, while improving personal nutrition, health, and lifestyle. Students will learn to differentiate evidence based nutrition science from misinformation, the principles of good nutrition and food preparation, sources and recommended amounts of essential nutrients, effects of nutritional deficiencies and excesses, and nutrition throughout the lifecycle. A minor in nutrition will be beneficial for those studying health related fields and those interested in food industry or medical sales.
Requirements for Admission
Admission to the University of Akron and have a 2.0 GPA.
210 Schrank Hall South
The following information has official approval of The School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and The College of Health and Human Sciences, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this minor is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.
The following courses constitute a “Minor in Nutrition” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the minor to be noted on the student’s record. Please refer to the University Requirements for Minor Areas of Study for specific graduation information regarding minors.
|NUTR:228||Introduction to Medical Nutrition Therapy||3|
|NUTR:474||Cultural Dimensions of Food||3|
|Complete 9 credits from the following courses:||9|
|NUTR:132||Early Childhood Nutrition|
|NUTR:250||Food Science Lecture|
|NUTR:310||Food Systems Management I|
|NUTR:400||Nutrition Education Skills with the General Public|
|NUTR:412||Introduction to Regulatory Affairs|
|NUTR:470||Food Industry: Analysis & Field Study|
|NUTR:476||Developments in Food Science|
|EXER:426||Nutrition for Sports|