Nutrition

Undergraduate Minor

This rigorous minor is an excellent addition for Food Science & Technology or Kinesiology students wanting a good foundation in some basic Nutritional principals.

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The Nutrition minor is an excellent addition for Food Science & Technology or Kinesiology students wanting a good foundation in some basic Nutritional principals. It is rigorous, requiring a year of general Chemistry and two terms of organic chemistry as pre-requisites to BB 350 in addition to the courses listed below. This minor does not prepare students to become Dieticians (RD's).

 

Eligibility Requirements

NUTRITION MAJORS may not add the Nutrition minor. Only non-NUTR majors are eligible for this minor. 

  • Have a minimum OSU GPA of 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter (A-F) grade
  • No more than two attempts at any course or pre-requisite
    • As of Fall 2017, non-PHHS students will be required to have a minimum C- grade in any course or pre-requisite

 

The following courses must be competed satisfactorily (see above) to fulfill the NUTR minor

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Course Prerequisites Credit hours
BB 350 Elementary Biochemistry CH 121-123 or equivalent, CH 331 and CH 332 (or concurrent enrollment) 4
BI 231, BI 232, BI 233 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology   9
NUTR 240 Human Nutrition CH 121 3
NUTR 241 Applications in Human Nutrition NUTR 240 (may be taken concurrently) 1
NUTR 312 Issues in Nutrition and Health NUTR 225 or NUTR 240 3
NUTR 325 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle (NUTR 240 or NUTR 225) and NUTR 241 3
NUTR 417 Human Nutrition Science BB 350 4
NUTR 418 Human Nutrition Science NUTR 417 4
NUTR 423 Community Nutrition NUTR 325 4

 

Total = 35 credits

 

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  Also see academic catalog page for this undergrad minor.