Nutrition Science, Minor

The Department of Nutrition offers three minor programs open to students majoring in other disciplines who wish to complement their study programs with a concentration in the area of food and nutrition.

Minor Advisor

3202 Meyer Hall; 530-752-2512; 530-752-7094

If the student’s major program requires the same course in biochemistry and physiology, only one of the courses may duplicate credit toward the minor. Each program below lists replacement courses to fulfill the minimum unit requirement.

Plan in advance to include the required course prerequisites.
Choose a series:6-10
Animal Biochemistry & Metabolism
and Animal Biochemistry & Metabolism
Structure & Function of Biomolecules
and Bioenergetics & Metabolism
NUT 111AYIntroduction to Nutrition & Metabolism3
NUT 111BRecommendations & Standards for Human Nutrition2
Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior
NPB 101Systemic Physiology5
Replacement Courses; see note above:
Developmental Nutrition
Animal Nutrition
Clinical Nutrition
Clinical Nutrition
Experimental Nutrition
Ruminant Nutrition & Digestive Physiology (Discontinued)
Comparative Animal Nutrition (Discontinued)
Nutrition & Feeding of Finfishes
Choose one:4
Nutritional Anthropology
Nutritional Geography
Total Units20-24