Nutrition undergraduate minor

Nutrition

Undergraduate Minor

The nutrition minor is an excellent addition for food science and technology or kinesiology students wanting a good foundation in basic nutritional principles.

  
Corvallis Campus

The nutrition minor is an excellent addition for food science and technology or kinesiology students wanting a good foundation in basic nutritional principles.

This is a rigorous minor, requiring a year of general chemistry and two terms of organic chemistry as pre-requisites to BB 350 Elementary Biochemistry in addition to the courses listed below. This minor will not prepare you to become a dietitian (RDs).

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Eligibility requirements

All majors, except nutrition majors, may add the nutrition 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
  • Have a minimum C- grade in any course or pre-requisite

 

Required courses

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

 

   Declare this minor

 

  Also see academic catalog page for this undergrad minor.