Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Nutritional Sciences

Program:
Minor in Nutritional Sciences
Program Code:
5349 Nutritional Sciences
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
FS11
End Term:
FS15
Department:
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Nutritional Sciences
The Minor in Nutritional Sciences, which is administered by the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, will broaden students’ understanding of the science of nutrition and the relationships between food and health.

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University other than the Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Nutritional Sciences or the Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics.  With the approval of the department and college that administers the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements for the minor should consult a Nutritional Sciences undergraduate advisor in Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.

Requirements for the Minor in Nutritional Sciences
Complete a 16 credits from the following:
1. One of the following courses (3 credits):
HNF 150 Introduction to Human Nutrition 3
HNF 260 Principles of Human Nutrition 3
2. All of the following courses (13 credits):
HNF 375 Community Nutrition 3
HNF 461 Advanced Human Nutrition: Carbohydrates, Lipids and Proteins 3
HNF 462 Advanced Human Nutrition: Vitamins and Minerals 3
HNF 464 Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease 4

Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


Nutritional Sciences, MNUN (5349)

Required Credits: 16    Program Version: US14

Requirement 1: Minor - Nutritional Sciences - Human Nutrition
Minor - Nutritional Sciences - Human Nutrition: 1 course from HNF150, HNF260

Requirement 2: Minor - Nutritional Sciences - Community Nutrition
Minor - Nutritional Sciences - Community Nutrition: 1 course from HNF375

Requirement 3: Minor - Nutritional Sciences - Advanced Nutrition
Minor - Nutritional Sciences - Advanced Nutrition: 2 courses from HNF461, HNF462

Requirement 4: Minor - Nutritional Sciences - Disease
Minor - Nutritional Sciences - Disease: 1 course from HNF464

Requirement 5
16 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.