Academic Catalog

Nutrition Promotion Minor

The nutrition promotion minor is open to students majoring in all disciplines except health sciences – food and nutrition emphasis. The nutrition promotion minor enables students to systematically study nutrition in the world and to learn more about the depth and breadth of nutrition in society. The minor provides an introductory level examination of the history, theory and methods of nutrition promotion. Students are given the opportunity to discuss the wide-range of nutritional issues and their relationship to health problems. Students will gain a broad understanding of where nutrition falls within the health care system and how health professions can promote lifelong health through nutritional approaches.


HLTH 20500Critical Health Issues3
or HLTH 21300 Wellness: Multicultural Perspectives on Health and Healing
HLTH 20200Human Nutrition3
HLTH 20100Food and Society3
HLTH 30100Lifecycle Nutrition3
Select 6 or 7 credits of the following nutrition promotion electives:6-7
Plants, People, and Food Production (Deleted Anth 25100)
War, Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective
Consumer Health
Fitness Applications for Health Promotion
Global Health
Community Nutrition: Global Perspectives
Multicultural Issues in Health
Fitness Applications for Health Promotion
Social Change
Total Credits18-19