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Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences _

Minor in Nutrition

 Nutrition student in lab

 

Overview

The goal of the nutrition minor is to provide you in a variety of majors at the University of Cincinnati with a strong foundation of the basic principles of food and nutrition as they pertain to wellness.

To fulfill this goal, the minor will prepare you to be able to:

  • explain basic principles of human nutrition;
  • make sound decisions about food to enhance good health;
  • recognize the importance of exercise and fitness as it relates to health and wellness; and
  • demonstrate familiarity with nutritional issues of various life stages.

The nutrition minor program is designed for students interested in health care or those enrolled in a variety of different undergraduate majors that have fulfilled the prerequisites needed to complete the minor curriculum. You may find the nutrition minor beneficial for broadening future employment opportunities and for improving your personal nutrition, health, and lifestyle outcomes.

The nutrition minor provides you with a strong foundation of the basic principles of nutrition and offers the flexibility to select electives based on your areas of interest.

It is important to note that those obtaining the nutrition minor will not be qualified to provide medical nutrition therapy or individualized counseling.

 

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Contact Us

Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394
rensdepartment@uc.edu

For Nutrition Science Programs:
Kimberly Maco, MS
Phone: 513-558-7503
Email: ​nutrition@ucmail.uc.edu

​For Athletic Training, DPT, MOT, and Health Sciences Programs:
Ashley Sandburg
Phone: 513-558-7477
Email: rehabsci@ucmail.uc.edu

More Information

For more information on the minor in nutrition, please contact:

Katie Mosure
Academic Advisor
College of Allied Health Sciences
Office of Student Affairs  
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 452678-0394
513-558-4380
katie.mosure@uc.edu

Kimberly Maco
​Program Coordinator
College of Allied Health Sciences 
Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences    
3202 Eden Avenue 
Cincinnati, OH 452678-0394 
513-558-7503
kimberly.maco@uc.edu 

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