As a Nutrition Minor, you’ll study how dietary patterns affect human health and help others make healthy choices for their lives.
What You’ll Study
The Nutrition Minor at NCWU offers students the opportunity to develop a foundation in the basic principles of diet and nutrition for health and wellness. Specifically, the nutrition minor will prepare students to:
- Understand basic principles of human nutrition
- Make sound decisions about food to enhance overall health
- Recognize the importance of nutrition in the prevention of chronic disease
- Understand and develop comprehensive nutritional assessments and nutrition recommendations, with consideration for life-cycle and disease status
- Identify biopsychosocial influences on dietary behavior
Faculty & Staff
Email any of our advisors with any questions you have about completing this program.
The nutrition minor at NCWU offers students the opportunity to develop a foundation in the basic principles of diet and nutrition for health and wellness. With this minor, students can broaden their understanding of nutrition and health, supplement another degree, enhance their current professional or clinical skills, or prepare for further study in nutrition or related fields.
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Transfer Articulation Agreements
To simplify the transfer process, NC Wesleyan University has a number of partnerships with other community colleges, universities and institutions that allow students to enroll at NCWU with simple pathways. These agreements outline the courses you should take to prepare for transferring to NCWU. Review the full list of transfer articulation agreements to see if your institution is listed.