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The Minor in Nutrition gives students a basic understanding of human nutritional requirements and the role of nutrition in health. It is directed towards students who are interested in enhancing their majors with increased knowledge of human nutrition. The minor also provides a background for enhanced employment opportunities with governmental and non-governmental agencies that require a minor or concentration in nutrition. It also helps to provide a solid knowledge base in nutrition for students planning to pursue future careers in the health professions or graduate education in the health sciences.