The minor in nutrition is intended to increase knowledge of nutrition issues for students from all disciplines. Students pursuing degrees related to nutrition, health, and education may be interested in completing this minor.
Note: This minor is not equivalent to the registered dietitian license and does not provide a license to practice therapeutic nutrition.
To complete the minor, students are required to pass at least 15 credits of undergraduate coursework. At least 6 credits must be completed at Mason, and no more than 3 credits of C- or D in the minor are accepted.
Students should be familiar with university-wide requirements for minors described in AP.5.3.4 Minors.
Total credits: minimum 15
|NUTR 420||Strategies for Nutrition Education 1||3|
|NUTR 421||Community Nutrition 1||3|
|NUTR 422||Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle||3|
|NUTR 423||Nutrition and Chronic Illnesses||3|
|Select at least three credits from the following list:||3-4|
|Chemistry for Changing Times (Mason Core)|
|General Biochemistry I|
|Nutrition and Weight Management: Obesity, Anorexia, and Bulimia|
|Food and Culture|
|Global Health (Mason Core)|
|Health and Environment|
|Health Program Planning and Evaluation|
|Fundamentals of Epidemiology|
|Lifespan Development (Mason Core)|
|Social Psychology (Mason Core)|
Other course as approved by advisor