The minor in Nutrition Promotion and Education is to provide students with a sound foundation of nutrition knowledge encompassing various aspects of the science of nutrition, to create advocates for good nutrition, and to empower future wellness, healthcare, fitness, and business professionals to share nutrition information effectively within their scope of practice.
Having satisfied the requirements of the minor, students will be able to:
1. develop a foundation of nutrition knowledge including, but not limited to, macro- and micronutrients, sports, and lifecycle nutrition, food safety and quantity production, nutrition education and counseling, and nutrition-related policy (ACEND 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12 13);
2. develop a deeper knowledge for the science of nutrition within an appropriate and respective scope of practice (ACEND 4); and
3. demonstrate nutrition knowledge complementary to their major field of study (ACEND 2, 4, 6).