Nutrition, Health and Wellness, Minor (Beginning Fall 2021)
A healthy lifestyle, including a holistic approach to food and exercise, is encouraged for persons to lead a robust life. An evidence-based approach to health and wellness is important to balance the abundance of information surrounding this topic and to encourage life-long learning. This minor aligns with the Jesuit principle of "Cura Personalis" the development of a whole person - mind, body and spirit.
This interdisciplinary 15-credit minor provides a nutrition, health and wellness emphasis. All courses are instructed online, with some in-seat availability. Foundations in Nutrition (DIET 2080) is a prerequisite for Nutrition in the Lifecycle (DIET 2100), other courses may be taken in any sequence. Students are required to gather representative works from each course in the minor and assemble them into a portfolio.
• Students will be required to gather representative works from each course in the minor and assemble them into a portfolio.
• The portfolio will be due at the end of the last course taken in the minor.
A student must maintain an overall 2.00 grade point average.