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Nutrition Minor - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: , CIP: 30.1901 Nutrition Sciences)

Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

211 Kimball Tower
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-8028

Dave Hostler

Heather Kearns
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Completing the Nutrition Minor Program

Academic Requirements

Transfer Credit Policy

In order to apply to the minor, students must be a matriculated student in a UB major. After one semester at UB, students may apply to the minor. Courses must be articulated through the TAURUS website to be used to satisfy minor requirements.

Prerequisite Courses

There are no prerequisite courses for the minor.

Required Courses

NTR 108-Human Nutrition
NTR 109-Nutrition in Practice
NTR 110-Nutrition in Practice Lab
NTR 301-Nutrition Assessment
NTR 401-Nutrition and Health
NTR 402-Nutrition in the Life Cycle


*Must take 2: 5-6 credits and must have completed the appropriate prerequisite courses where applicable

BCH 403-Biochemistry (Prerequisites: BIO 200 and CHE 202)
BIO 201-Cell Biology
BIO 303-General Physiology (Prerequisites: BIO 200 and BIO 201)
CHE 201-Organic Chemistry
ES 428-Health Promotion, Prevention, and Wellness
PGY 300-Human Physiology (Prerequisites: PAS 113, ES 207, CHE 101, CHE 107, CHE 111, or BIO 200)
PGY 412-Applied Physiology (Prerequisites: PGY 300, PGY 451 or PGY 452)
PSY 325-Health Psychology
PSY 404-Alcohol and Health

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Nutrition Minor
Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate19

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or minor requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:41:28