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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. 

Register for Nutrition Minor

Yordanos (JoJo) Beyene

Sr. Academic Adviser, Nutrition Minor

801-585-0827 (Office)

jojo.beyene@utah.edu

Center for Student Success

HPER N, Room 244A

Admission Requirements

  1. Successful completion of BIOL 1610 (Principles of Biology or AP Biology) with a C or better
  2. A grade "C" or better is required in each individual course
  3. 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

  • All classes must be taken under "NUIP" to count towards fulfilling the minor requirements with the exception of the prerequisite. Classes taken under other disciplines (GNDR, HEDU, etc.) will not count towards the minor requirements.
  • A grade of C or better is required in each individual program course

 

    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 Sr. Academic Adviser.

    **Nursing Majors may substitute NURS 3010 for NUIP 1020 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

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

      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

        Yordanos (JoJo) Beyene

        Sr. Academic Adviser, Nutrition Minor

        801-585-0827

        jojo.beyene@utah.edu

        Thunder Jalili, PhD

        Director of Undergraduate Studies