A Minor in Nutrition is an excellent complement to numerous other fields of study such as nursing, therapeutic recreation, exercise science, and public health. Explore how dietary intake impacts the individual and learn how to modify nutritional plans for healthy populations, as well as those with disease. The minor requires a total of 18 credits, plus prerequisites in biology and chemistry that are required prior to enrolling in the upper-level courses.


  • BI 105
  • BI 106
  • CH 103 or CH 105

Required Courses

  • HFS 150 Introduction to Health and Fitness Studies, HFS 211 Health and Wholeness or ID 230 Interdependence of Healthcare Professions
  • NUTR 103 Introduction to Nutrition or NUTR 205 Nutrition Across the Health Continuum
  • Four Additional Electives:
    • NUTR 248 Food and Society
    • NUTR 250 Obesity and Body Weight Management
    • NUTR 319 Life Cycle Nutrition
    • NUTR 320 Community Nutrition
    • NUTR 325 Food Science and Preparation
    • NUTR 334 Medical Nutrition Therapy I
    • NUTR 335 Medical Nutrition Therapy II
    • Public Health Elective – approved by advisor

Program Requirements

Students who choose the Minor in Nutrition will be required to meet the criteria to be admitted to Regis College, and then maintain satisfactory academic progress. Students will be required to declare a minor and may do so following their first year of studies.