The Minor in Nutrition

Course Requirements for the Minor: 23-24 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

4 courses required:

BIOL 104 Human Physiology 4.0 FS *
CHEM 107 General Chemistry for Applied Sciences 4.0 FS *
Prerequisites: Intermediate Algebra.
CHEM 108 Organic Chemistry for Applied Sciences 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: CHEM 107 or CHEM 111 or equivalent.
NFSC 240 Human Nutrition 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: BIOL 104, CHEM 108.

3 courses selected from:

CHEM 350 Introductory Biochemistry 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: CHEM 108.
NFSC 120 Elementary Food 3.0 FS
NFSC 303 Nutrition and Physical Fitness 3.0 FS *
Prerequisites: One lower-division course in biological sciences.
NFSC 310 Ecology of Human Nutrition 3.0 FA * GC
NFSC 318 Nutrition and Disease 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: NFSC 240
NFSC 345 Diet Supplements and Functional Foods 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: NFSC 240.
NFSC 360 Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: BIOL 104; NFSC 100 or NFSC 240.
NFSC 468 Child Nutrition 3.0 Inq
Prerequisites: NFSC 100; or NFSC 240 and NFSC 360
NFSC 469 Nutrition and Aging 3.0 Inq
Prerequisites: NFSC 360 or faculty permission.
NFSC 403 Advanced Nutrition and Physical Fitness 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: NFSC 303 or NFSC 240; CHEM 108.
NFSC 460 Nutrition Counseling and Education 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: NFSC 318 or NFSC 470 (may be taken concurrently), NFSC 360.
NFSC 465 Community Nutrition 2.0 FS
Prerequisites: NFSC 360, NFSC 460 (may be taken concurrently).