Minor in Nutritional Science

The fully online minor in Nutritional Science introduces you to the exciting and versatile study of human nutrition. In particular, you will gain a foundation of knowledge in nutrient chemistry, food systems, public health policies, nutrition education and the relationships between nutrition, health, disease and the human life cycle. A minor in Nutritional Science will benefit you in your pursuit of a career in food, health, fitness, medicine, hospitality, and other health-related professions and industries.

This minor program pairs well if you're working towards one of the following degrees:

  • Exercise Science
  • Public Health Education
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Biochemistry
  • Integrative Studies

If you have a passion for learning more about medicine, dentistry and pharmacy, this minor program is for you.


Nutritional Science minor students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Required Courses: (6 credit hours) 

  • ES 2500: Principles of Nutrition
  • ES 3105: Lifecycle Nutrition

Elective Courses (9 Credit Hours)
Select nine credit hours from the following:

  • ES 3300: Food Science
  • ES 3420: Food and Culture
  • ES 3500: Nutritional Assessment
  • ES 4050: Community Nutrition
  • ES 4120: Weight Management
  • ES 4200: Nutrition and Performance
  • ES 4250: Advanced Human Nutrition

Total Number of Credit Hours: 15


Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management

Kennesaw State University
Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management
Prillaman Health Sciences, Room 4025
Mail Drop 4104
520 Parliament Garden Way NW
Kennesaw, GA  30144-5591

Phone: 470-578-7600

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