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In partnership with the College of Sciences’ Biology and Environmental Science Department, the Kinesiology Department supports a minor in Human Nutrition. This minor provides you with a strong foundation in nutrition principles and assessment in the context of human health and disease. It may be a good fit for students interested in pursuing careers in hospitality, health and fitness and other fields.
The course listings below are a representation of what this minor requires. Select elective courses may also be included. Students may have to take additional courses to fulfill the prerequisites of the required courses.
|Lifecycle and Community Nutrition
|Metabolism and Function of Nutrients I
|Metabolism and Function of Nutrients II
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Professor/Head | College of Sciences
Ph.D. (2005) Auburn University in Biology
BS (1998) Florida Institute of Technology in Marine Biology
Dr. Ward’s research focuses are on immunology and stress physiology as it relates to temperature and changing environments. She also has interested in latitudinal gradients in stress physiology, immunology, and metabolism in Anurans.