The Minor in Nutrition and Food Science is offered by the Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging . Students wanting to broaden their understanding of food science, nutrition, or environmental, cultural and health implications of food should consider this minor. The Nutrition and Food Science minor is a flexible bundle of courses designed by the student to complement their chosen major area of study. Courses used to complete this minor may also be used to complete general education requirements.
University Graduation Requirements
To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major, and coursework for the minor must include a minimum of 6 upper-division units (University Policy S16-4). Minor preparation or support courses do not count toward the 12 distinct units. Of the coursework for the minor, at least 6 units must be completed in residence at SJSU. The minimum aggregate GPA for all coursework required for the minor must be at least 2.0.