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. 

Course List 

(Please review the UAA catalog for more information)

Required Core  
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: 6
Food & Nutrition in Modern Alaska  
Weight Management and Eating Disorders  
Preventive and Therapeutic Nutrition  
Selectives *  
Complete 6 credits from the following: 6
Survey of Alaska Native Nutrition  
Culinary Nutrition  
Introduction to Culinary Medicine  
Sports Nutrition  
Total 18
 *Other courses may be counted toward the minor with written approval of an advisor in the dietetics and nutrition program (e.g. CA A490 and DN A490).

A minimum of 18 credits is required for the minor, of which 6 must be upper-division.