Minor, Nutrition

Program Description

Students majoring in another discipline who wish to minor in nutrition must complete the following requirements. A Minor in Nutrition will act as a supplement to other fields of study and the application of knowledge to target populations and systems.

Declaration of a Minor

Students pursing a baccalaureate degree may declare a nutrition minor by using the online form provided on the Registrar's Office webpage.  

Academic Advising

Call the Dietetics and Nutrition program at (907) 786-1276 or email the department for additional information about the Nutrition Minor. 

Required Core Courses

  • DN A151 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle (3)
  • DN A203 Nutrition for Health Sciences (3)

Required Upper Division Courses (Complete 6 credits from the following):

  • DN A315 World Food Patterns (3)
  • DN A355 Weight Management and Eating Disorders (3)
  • DN A407 Preventive and Therapeutic Nutrition (3)

Selectives* (Complete 6 Credits of the following):

  • DN A151 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle (3)
  • DN A155 Survey of Alaska Native Nutrition (3)
  • DN A215 Sports Nutrition (3)
  • DN A255 Concepts of Healthy Food (3)
  • DN A260 Food Science (3)

* Other courses may be counted toward the minor with written approval of an advisor in the dietetics and nutrition program (i.e. CA A490 and DN A490).

The minor requires 18 credits, 6 credits must be upper division.