Minor in Nutrition
Westbrook College of Health Professions (WCHP)
Exercise and Sport Performance


Paul Visich


Stine Brown 


Curricular Requirements

Courses Credits
IHS 220- Nutrition 3
BIO 318- Human Nutrition 3
EXS 322- Bioenergetics & Metabolism 3
Electives (9 credits)  
SOC 275- Sociology of Food/Health 3
CHE 310- Fundamentals of Biochemistry 4
ENV 376- Caribbean/Sustainable Development 3
BIO 480- Topics on Physiology 3

Learning Outcomes

A minor in Nutrition will aim to provide expert knowledge about human nutrition and related physiologic principles, presenting current information about topics and issues that concern students such as: a balanced diet, weight management, exercise and sports performance.  In addition, this minor will consider the social and environmental impact of food we grow and eat and influence of food systems on public health at a national and global level.

Financial Information


Tuition and fees for subsequent years may vary. Other expenses include books and housing. For more information regarding tuition and fees, please consult the Financial Information section of this catalog.

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While each student may work closely with an academic advisor, he or she must retain individual responsibility for meeting requirements in this catalog and for being aware of any changes in provisions or requirements.