Nutrition Certificate

The Nutrition Certificate is an interdisciplinary program that will emphasize evidence-based nutritional guidelines for health and sport. This will provide undergraduate students the opportunity to explore nutrition as it relates to healthy populations, obesity, disordered eating, and sport performance. Undergraduate students may add this certificate at any point in their curriculum. This certificate is available to students of any major or department on campus.

Objectives of the Nutrition Certificate:  

  • Students will understand the fundamentals of basic nutrition and food systems.
  • Students will understand the role of nutrition in health, well-being, disease prevention, and sport performance.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to research and communicate evidence-based nutrition information.
  • Students will understand the importance of integrating nutritional principles into their disciplines across a variety of professions.

Program Features

14 credits

Required Courses

HLTH 340Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies

3 credits

HLTH 410Life Cycle Nutrition

3 credits

EXSC 447Sports Nutrition

3 credits

EXSC 452Exercises and Weight Control Workshop

2 credits


EXSC 496Sport Nutrition Practicum

3 credits


HLTH 430Public Health Nutrition

3 credits