Apr 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutritional Science Minor

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs

Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-7600

Program Description

The online undergraduate minor in Nutritional Science aims to offer students an introduction to the area of human nutrition. In particular, students will gain a foundation of knowledge in nutrient chemistry, food systems, public health policies, nutrition education and the relationships between nutrition, health, disease and the life-cycle. A minor in Nutritional Science will benefit students who intend to pursue a career in food, health, fitness, medicine, hospitality and other health-related professions. Students need to complete 15 credit hours in this minor program, which includes two (2) foundational classes, along with a minimum of three (3) additional advanced level nutrition courses. Students must earn a ‘C’ or better in all courses for the minor. All prerequisites must be completed in order to enroll in the respective course. Additionally, at least 9 hours of this minor must be non-duplicative with the course requirements of the student’s major.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs