Minor in Nutrition

Nutrition is a fundamental pillar of health in every stage of life. It is a field that integrates natural and social sciences for health promotion and disease management.

Our programs are designed to extend beyond acute care issues to promote community health and the practical aspects of working in the field of nutritional wellness.

Why Study Nutrition at Simmons University?

A Minor in Nutrition at Simmons University helps prepare students to be advocates for healthy lifestyles through a foundational understanding of food and the human body and how the two interact.

A minor in nutrition consists of the following courses:

NUTR101 Food and Culinary Science 4
NUTR111 Fundamentals of Nutrition Science 4
NUTR112 Introduction to Nutrition Science 4
NUTR150 International Nutrition Issues 4
NUTR110 Sociocultural Implications of Nutrition 4

Two additional NUTR courses at the 200-level or above


*With Laboratory 

Students declaring a minor in nutrition and must attain a minimum grade of C for each of the above courses to qualify for minoring in nutrition.

If you are interested in a Nutrition minor, fill out the Declaration of Minor form and schedule a meeting with your academic advisor to go over all of the steps.

If you have any questions, please free free to contact any of our Nutrition faculty members.

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