The Nutrition and Food Science minor at Clarke University is designed to support and engage students in understanding how food and nutrition contribute to personal health and societal well-being. For a minor in Nutrition & Food Science, an emphasis will be placed on physical, chemical, and biological principles pertaining to food and the human person. Students will be trained with evidence-based practices to responsibly contribute to personal and societal well-being in an increasingly diverse global society. You will study principles from a variety of academic fields including chemistry, biology, nutrition, and psychology.
Nutrition & Food Science is very different than culinary science with potential for multiple employment opportunities, including:
The Nutrition & Food Science minor is designed to give you flexibility in your college coursework. Students with an entrepreneurial focus can incorporate business or marketing courses into their curriculum. Students seeking graduate studies in health sciences can concentrate on a science-heavy curriculum with courses from chemistry, biology, and/or psychology. This minor works well with Psychology, 生物化学, Health, Wellness and Behavioral Sciences, Sport Management, and many other majors.