The minor in nutrition (21 units) is available to all students at CBU but especially those pursuing degrees in education, nursing, health education and kinesiology. The nutrition minor is intended to increase knowledge of nutrition issues and is not equivalent to the registered dietician license. This minor does not provide a license to practice therapeutic nutrition.

Lower Division Requirements

 

This class provides an introduction to the fundamental principles of normal nutrition, food science and their relation to the health and physical fitness of individuals. Also includes a discussion of the career opportunities within nutrition and sciences, and the computer software pertinent to the field. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NFS101-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Adams Business Park A21
NFS101-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Adams Business Park A21
NFS101-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Adams Business Park A21

Upper Division Requirements 

 

Complete 18 units from the following courses:

This course addresses the exploration and application of education, psychosocial, and spiritual components of health behaviors. Behavior change theory, principles, predictive models, and their application to health behavior change programs and interventions will be investigated. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HSC410-A
Kim, Sangmin
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC410-B
Kim, Sangmin
09/03/2024 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC410-A
Kim, Sangmin
09/03/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC410-A
Kim, Sangmin
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

This class will provide a rapidly moving study of nutrition in the lifecycle from infancy through advancing years. Emphasis will be placed on the application of nutritional requirements and guidelines in each age group to dietary planning and intake. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NFS300-A
Estrada, Lindsay Michelle
09/03/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Adams Business Park ONLN

Study of the community-based programs with nutrition components, including work-site wellness, health promotion, schools, day-care programs, and health clinics. Programs in these areas include nutrition screening and assessment, feeding programs and assistance, plus health promotion and disease prevention. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NFS310-A
Fahnestock, Lindsay Ann
01/08/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
NFS310-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
09/03/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Adams Business Park ONLN
NFS310-A
Fahnestock, Lindsay Ann
01/13/2025 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

Introduction to biochemistry with particular emphasis on nutrition and its effect on metabolism. Prerequisites: NFS 101. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NFS320-A
Reed, Natalie Ana
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Instructor ONLN
NFS320-A
Reed, Natalie Ana
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Adams Business Park A21

This course will teach advanced topics in specialized nutrition and food sciences areas such as sports nutrition, quantity foods, planning therapeutic diets, maternal and child nutrition, personal nutrition, nutrient-drug interactions, food safety, and current issues. The specific topic will be announced each semester. Prerequisite: NFS 101. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NFS400-A
Fahnestock, Lindsay Ann
09/03/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

This course provides a scientific basis for introduction to biochemistry and physiology of human chronic diseases, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, renal disease, cancer, metabolic disorders, with emphasis on nutrition-related principles and intervention. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NFS 320. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NFS455-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Adams Business Park A21

Lecture and laboratory experience in nutritional assessment using anthropometrics, dietary, biochemical, and clinical tests and criteria. Laboratory experience includes simulation, standardized patient, and outpatient. Prerequisite: NFS 101 (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NFS460-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
01/08/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Adams Business Park ONLN
NFS460-A
Amankwaah, Akua F.
01/13/2025 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Adams Business Park ONLN