Pre-Nutrition/Dietetic - A.S. Degree

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This option under the AS in Science prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges with a major in pre-nutrition or pre-dietetic programs.

According to the National Research Council, students should be able to demonstrate that:

  • Science is an evidence-based way of thinking about the natural world and understanding how it operates.
  • Science is a process with rules of operation that allow our understanding of the natural world to evolve.
  • Science is based on reproducible evidence and observations that contain uncertainties.
  • The sciences are related to each other, mathematics, and everyday life.
  • Science is driven by globalization, technology, and new instrumentation and measurement tools.
  • Scientific meanings of theory and law are different than popular meanings.

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Courses for this program

This is a recommended program course sequence for students who wish to complete their associate degree in two years. Part-time students and students starting in the spring or summer semesters can meet with an Advisor to customize their plan.

Code Course Name Credits
Fall - First Year
COLL101 Foundations for Success 3
ENGL101 English Composition I 3
MATH110 Pre-Calculus I 3
CHEM110 College Chemistry I 4
BIOS110 Biology I 4
Total Semester Credits
Spring - First Year
ENGL102 English Composition II 3
MATH108 Statistics 3
CHEM112 Chemistry II 4
BIOS112 Biology II 4
BIOS107 Nutrition Fundamentals 3
Total Semester Credits
Fall - Second Year
CHEM210 Organic Chemistry I** 5
BIOS150 Nutrition, Fitness and Wellness** 3
COMS110 Computer Concepts & Applications 3
GSOC000 Social Science Gen Ed Requirement* 3
Total Semester Credits
Spring - Second Year
CHEM212 Organic Chemistry II*** 5
GHMN000 Humanities Gen Ed Requirement* 3
GSOC000 Social Science Gen Ed Requirement* 3
COLL210 Capstone for Biological and Clinical Sciences 1
Total Semester Credits

*General Education courses: Choose from the list of approved General Education courses in the College Catalog.

**Course only offered in fall

***Course only offered in spring

Students may choose to first take some developmental courses that are designed to prepare students for the college level coursework in their academic plan. This may add to the students’ completion time.

The number of credits students take each semester will determine when the student will complete his/her program of study.