The Exercise Science minor will equip a student with a fundamental understanding of the body's acute and chronic responses to exercise. This in conjunction with a Health-related major will prepare the graduate for the field of public health.

The 18-credit Nutrition Science minor will broaden students’ knowledge of the biological sciences, with a particular emphasis on the interdisciplinary nature of nutrition. This minor provides further preparation for students who intend to pursue careers in the food, health, and fitness industries, or those planning to enter health and exercise science, nursing, physical or occupational therapy, nutrition research, and nutrition communication. In addition, a minor in Nutrition Science provides a strong knowledge base for students planning to attend graduate or medical school. 

The Outdoor Recreation Leadership Minor (ORL) provides students pursuing any career path, with an opportunity to increase their employability through the development of leadership skills.  Using the outdoors as a learning platform, students engage in classroom and field-based coursework to develop skills in leadership, theoretical knowledge, and teaching that complement their academic major’s area of expertise.  Students interested in professional opportunities in the outdoors learn a wealth of technical skills, group facilitation, and gain an understanding of the significant role outdoor r