Nutrition and Dietetics (AS-T Degree S0422)

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Degree S0422

The Associate in Science in Nutrition and Dietetics for Transfer introduces students to the principles and methodologies used in the study of nutrition and dietetics. Students will acquire the foundational knowledge necessary to pursue post-secondary degrees in nutrition and dietetics. 
To earn an Associate of Science in Nutrition for Transfer degree, a student must complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the CSU system that consist of the IGETC pattern or CSU GE breadth and a major of 18 units more. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework to receive an associate degree for transfer and all courses in the major must be completed with a C or better. Students earning an associate degree for transfer will not be required to complete any other local graduation requirements.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Core Courses
CHEM 50General Chemistry I5
or CHEM 50H General Chemistry I - Honors
NF 25Introduction to Nutrition Science3
or NF 25H Introduction to Nutrition Science - Honors
PSYC 1AIntroduction to Psychology3
or PSYC 1AH Introduction to Psychology - Honors
Choose one course from the following:4-5
Principles of Microbiology
List A
Choose two courses from the following:7-8
Introductory Human Anatomy 1
Introductory Human Physiology
Elementary Statistics
Elementary Statistics - Honors
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
List B
Choose one course from the following:
NF 20Principles of Foods with Laboratory3
NF 28Cultural and Ethnic Foods3
Total Units for Major25-27
CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern 239-42
Total Units60

Students cannot be awarded credit for  


 Courses may be double-counted with either CSU-GE or IGETC.

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Program Learning Outcomes

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Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
NF 25 Introduction to Nutrition Science 3
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4
CHEM 40 Introduction to General Chemistry 5
Winter Term 1
Spring Term 1
NF 1 Introduction to Nutrition as a Career 2
CHEM 50 General Chemistry I 5
CSU AMIST CSU GE American Institutions 3
MATH 110 OR PSYC 10 3  
Summer Term 1
CSU ARTS CSU GE C1 Arts Crse 3
CSU ETHS CSU GE Area F Ethnic Studies 3
Fall Term 2
PSYC 1A Introduction to Psychology 3
ANAT 10A Introductory Human Anatomy 4
CSU HUM CSU GE C2 Humanities Crse 3
CSU CRTTH CSU Area A-3 Crit Thnkg Course 3
Winter Term 2
CSU ART/H CSU GE C-1 or C-2 Art/Hum Crse 3
CSU AMIST CSU GE American Institutions 3
Spring Term 2
ANAT 10B Introductory Human Physiology 4
NF 20 OR NF 28 3  
MICR 1 OR MICR 22 4  
 Total Units51
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