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Office Assistant

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT HEALTH AND WELLNESS? DO YOU WANT TO WORK WITH A GREAT TEAM? DO YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF A FUN, ENERGETIC, FAST-GROWING DEPARTMENT?

Join The Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology!

We are looking for a hardworking and friendly student with a Federal Work-study award to join our team. The Office Assistant position provides support to the department in various ways, such as administrative tasks, social media coordination, maintaining our Foods Lab, and organizing events.

  • Applicants must be a currently enrolled University of Utah student with an accepted Work-Study Financial Aid award for the current academic year. Work-Study award status may be viewed through CIS on the Financial Aid Status page.

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Nutrition Minor

Registration Form

The Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology at the University of Utah offers a minor in Nutrition. Graduates will gain an increased appreciation of the science of nutrition, becoming ethical stewards of the nutrition literature and advocates for the importance of nutrition in a healthy lifestyle. 

Register for Nutrition Minor

Elirissa Hui

Elirissa Hui

Academic Advisor, Nutrition Minor

(Office) 801-585-0827

elirissa.hui@health.utah.edu

Center for Student Success

HPER N, Room 220

Admission Requirements

  1. Successful completion of BIOL 1610 (Principles of Biology or AP Biology) with a "C" or better
  2. Completed registration form with the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology

Prerequisites

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
BIO 1610 or AP Bio Principles of Biology 4

Program Core Courses

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
NUIP 1020 Scientific Foundations of Nutrition & Health 3*

NURS 3010

or

NUIP 4440

Nutrition Intervention in Treatment and Prevention of Chronic Disease

 

Advance Human Nutrition

4**

 

4

TOTAL 7-8
ELECTIVES (see courses below) 9

*Concurrent enrollment in BIOL 1610 and NUIP 1020 may be possible with special permission from Academic Adviser.

**Nursing Majors may substitute NURS 3010 for NUIP 4440 to meet the Core Course Requirements.

 

Electives

Select minimum of 9 credit hours.

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS OFFERED

NUIP 2020

Applied Nutrition through the Life Cycle (formerly known as NUIP 5420) 3 F/S
NUIP 3020 Nutrition for Exercise and Sport (formerly known as NUIP 5320) 3 S
HEDU 3350 Understanding Eating Disorders and Body Image 3 F/S/SU
NUIP 3620 Cultural Aspects of Food 3 F/S/SU
NUIP 3850 Special Projects: 1020 Foods Lab (Spanish) (permission required) 1 F/S
HEDU 4180 Prevention Practices 3 F/S/SU
NUIP 5100 Pediatric Nutrition 3 S
NUIP 5300 Maximizing Human Performance 3 F
NUIP 6440 Macronutrient Metabolism (permission required) 4 F

Other elective courses may be possible if student petitions for approval by the NUIP Director of Undergraduate Studies, thunder.jalili@utah.edu.

NOTE: Fall(F)/Spring(S)/Summer(SU). Courses not currently offered, but taken previously, will count towards the minor (NUIP 3550, NUIP 5230, NUIP 5320, NUIP 5340, NUIP 5350, NUIP 5380, NUIP 5420)

GRADUATION

  1. Completed registration form with the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology at least one semester before graduation
  2. A grade "C" or better is required in each individual course
  3. Must be in good standing with the University of Utah (evidenced by official transcripts)
  4. All undergraduate students must apply in advance for graduation to receive a degree from the University of Utah. Before applying to graduate, students must meet with their academic advisor(s) and complete the following checklist

Contact Us

Elirissa Hui

Academic Adviser, Nutrition Minor

Thunder Jalili, PhD

Director of Undergraduate Studies