Minors for Nutrition Science Majors
Students in the Department of Nutrition Science may choose a minor from a wide variety of disciplines. There are over 100 minors at Purdue.
Most minors at Purdue require completion of 15 credits of coursework. Many students can complete a minor within four years along with a major. However, the length of time it takes to complete a minor is dependent upon the student's particular major and minor.
What minors are popular among students in the Department of Nutrition Science?
Popular minors include, but are not limited to:
- Human Development and Family Studies
- Foreign Language
- Biological Sciences
- Food Science
- Art and Design
- Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Purdue’s Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program is an additional option for students who have an interest in business and/or an interest in starting their own business someday. Want more information? Go to: http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/entr/.
Steps for choosing and declaring a minor
STEP 1: What is your passion? Look at the list of minors offered at Purdue and think about your personal and career interests.
STEP 2: Discuss your interest in a minor with your academic advisor. Your advisor can also help you determine how the minor would fit into your plan of study.
STEP 3: Once you decide to pursue a minor, complete a "Declared Interest in a Minor" form and turn it in to your academic advisor so the minor can be added to your degree plan.
Minors for Non-Nutrition Science Majors
The Department of Nutrition Science offers two minors available to all students at Purdue.