Minors

In order to enhance your studies, the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) offers five undergraduate minors:

Culinary food science minor (PDF)

Food and society minor (PDF)

Food safety minor (PDF)

Food science minor (PDF)

Nutrition minor (PDF)

General requirements

All minors have the following requirements:

  • At least 15 credits must be taken, including at least 6 credits taken at Iowa State University in courses numbered 300 or above.
  • The minor must include at least 9 credits that are not used to meet any other college or university requirement.
  • The same courses may not be applied to two different minors.

Prerequisites: You must complete prerequisite requirements for courses included in the minor.

To add a minor

If you are interested in a minor, complete a Request for Minor Form and schedule a meeting with a departmental academic adviser for approval of coursework for your minor.

Contacts

Food Safety minor
Byron Brehm-Stecher
3344 Food Science Building
515-294-6469
byron@iastate.edu

Other FSHN minors
Amber Kargol
220 MacKay Hall
515-294-2553
akargol@iastate.edu

Or stop by the department office in 220 MacKay Hall to sign up for an appointment with an academic adviser.