Minor in Nutrition (15 credits)


The Minor in Nutrition covers the composition of food, specific nutrients’ requirements in the diet, their physiological functions in the body and the consequences of food processing and nutrients deficiency. The Minor in Nutrition is generally open to students majoring in Nursing, Medical Lab Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Hospitality Management and other business majors, Physical Education, Education, Psychology, and Communication Arts (Radio-TV).

Admission Requirements
For admission requirements for the Minor in Nutrition, refer to the section entitled “General Rules and Regulations for Minors at NDU” of NDU catalog.

Graduation Requirements
To satisfy the requirements of a Minor in Nutrition, a student must complete the following courses: 

  • NTR 201 (Basic Human Nutrition; 3cr), Or NTR 210 (Human Nutrition; 3 cr.)
  • NHS 205 (Physiology for Nursing & Allied Health Professions; 3 cr.)
  • NTR 435 (Nutrition in the Life Cycle; 3 cr.)
  • Two of the following courses: NTR 313 (Foodservice management; 3 cr.); NTR 330 (Community Nutrition; 3 cr.); NTR 335 (Sports Nutrition; 3cr.); Or NTR 452 (Dietetics Counseling and Communication; 3 cr.)
“D” is the passing grade for each course, and the minor should be completed with an overall GPA of at least 2.0/4.0.