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Nutrition and Food

The nutrition and food minor provides students with basic knowledge about the chemical and biological components of food and the ways in which foods affect our nutrition, health and well-being. With overweight and obesity at an all-time high, food and nutrition play an important role in our everyday health.

The minor is suited towards students pursuing careers in psychology, human development, education, public health, medicine, nursing, other healthcare professions, and business or economics.

Food Service Management

The Food Service Management minor provides students with the foundational knowledge to be a successful food service manager. This minor prepares students to manage and operate an institutional food service facility by developing skills in purchasing, menu planning, front and back of the house operations, food sanitation and human resource management. The minor is designed for students interested in developing a greater understanding of the food industry and food service operations.

Contemporary Leadership

The Science and Society Program offers a minor in Contemporary Leadership, open to all undergraduate students regardless of major. The minor provides a broad overview of leadership theory and practice, and engages students in critical thinking, self-reflection, problem solving and multicultural education. Students should contact the minor advisor for course selection and plan approval.