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Nutrition Education Minor

We provide up-to-date nutrition education for disease prevention with focus on diet design, fitness and sports nutrition, sustainable cooking, directed undergraduate research and dedicated courses in lifespan nutrition (prenatal and infant, childhood and adolescent and the older adult).

What You'll Learn

You will leave WSU able to perform diet analysis, design diets, educate with multicultural sensitivity, research current scientific literature, assimilate nutrition information and communicate competently in written and in oral forms.

What You Can Do

Graduates with a nutrition education minor typically work in their major field and use their nutrition knowledge and skills to enhance their careers.

Common Majors with This Minor

  • Health Promotion
  • Exercise and Sport Science
  • Psychology
  • Chemistry
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Family Studies

Degree Information


  • A total of 18 credit hours is required for graduation; 7 of which must be upper-division (courses numbered 3000 or higher).
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 must be earned in all courses required for this minor.

Course Requirements

Declare Your Minor

Contact our advisement coordinator to declare your minor.

Matthew Smith

Academic Advisor
Office: SW 323
Phone: 801-626-6696