Nutrition & Food Sciences Minor

The minor in Nutrition & Food Sciences requires 15 semester hours to include:

Required Course (Choose one - 3hrs)

  • NFS 1240 - Principles of Nutrition
  • NFS 2220 - Nutrition for the Health Sciences

Electives (Choose four - 12hrs)

  • *NFS 3100 - Food and Culture in the US
  • *NFS 3200 - Food Principles
  • NFS 3260 - Community Nutrition
  • NFS 3280 - Sports Nutrition
  • NFS 4210 - Nutrition in Aging
  • NFS 4240 - Experimental Foods
  • NFS 4250 - Maternal Child OR *NFS 4251 - Nutrition for the Young Child
  • *NFS 4260 - Food Safety Issues from Production to Consumption
  • NFS 4270 - Advanced Nutrition I

*No prerequisites required. Others require NFS 1240 or NFS 2220

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Mailing Address

Department of Human Sciences
Middle Tennessee State University
Box 86
1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Main Office

Ellington Human Sciences 100
Department Chair: Deborah Belcher
Telephone: (615) 898-2884
Fax: (615) 898-5130
Office Hours: 8:00-4:30


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