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Minor in Applied Nutrition


About the Program
The minor in applied nutrition is designed for students interested in strengthening their knowledge of nutrition principles and applications. After completing the minor, students will possess basic nutrition knowledge to help others identify reliable sources of nutrition information. This minor complements the studies of those pursuing careers in health sciences and professions, medicine and journalism.


Overview of Coursework

Students pursuing any of the nutrition programs can expect to take courses that cover the topics below. For the most up to date details on curriculum and credit hours, go online to Ohio University's Undergraduate Catalog.

  • Introduction to food systems
  • Science of food
  • Experimental foods
  • Quantity food production
  • Professional development
  • Lifespan nutrition
  • Nutrient metabolism
  • Medical nutrition therapy
  • Nutrition in the community
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Biological sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Genetics

Program Contact

David Holben, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.



Links & Downloads

Atrium Cafe food-preparation lab and eatery