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Minor in Medical Nutrition Therapy for Health Professionals

Requirements (22-24)

FN210Basic Human Nutrition

4

FN320Nutritional Biochemistry I

4

FN323Nutrition in the Life Cycle

4

FN325Nutritional Biochemistry II

4

FN501Medical Nutrition Therapy I

3

FN502Medical Nutrition Practice I

1

FN503Medical Nutrition Therapy II

3

FN504Medical Nutrition Practice II

1

FN502, FN504 are optional

Students must meet prerequisites: CHEM121 and CHEM123 or higher; BIO117. Students entering this Minor must have a 3.0 GPA or higher in the sciences, be recommended by their major Program Faculty, and must be approved by the DPD Director. This Minor in Medical Nutrition for Health Professionals is designed specifically for students seeking to become health professionals, such as a Physician Assistant, and who have an interest in medical and preventive nutrition. Students who intend to apply to medical school should comply with all the science and math requirements for admission. Based on discussion with DPD Director, student may opt not to complete FN502 and FN504. This Minor does not award an ACEND Didactic Program in Dietetics verification statement.