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Business Division
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.

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AA-T/AS-T degrees are designed to facilitate transfer to four-year institutions. Mt. San Antonio College ranks in the Top 10 in transferring students to UC, CSU, and private universities. Please visit Counseling Services for information on how to transfer, workshops, activities, events, and advising.

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    • Dietitians and Nutritionists

      Dietitians and Nutritionists

      SOC Career Code: 29-1031.00

      Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $54.37

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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $76,723.70
      Annual Job Openings
      924

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  • Nutrition and Dietetics, AS-T

    Business Division
    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
    NF 25Introduction to Nutrition Science3
    or NF 25H Introduction to Nutrition Science - Honors
    PSYC 1AIntroduction to Psychology3
    or PSYC 1AH Introduction to Psychology - Honors
    CHEM 50General Chemistry I5
    or CHEM 50H General Chemistry I - Honors
    Select one course:4-5
    MICR 1
    Principles of Microbiology
    or MICR 22
    Microbiology
    List A
    Choose two courses7-8
    ANAT 10A
    Introductory Human Anatomy 1
    or ANAT 10B
    Introductory Human Physiology
    MATH 110
    Elementary Statistics
    or MATH 110H
    Elementary Statistics - Honors
    or PSYC 10
    Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
    List B
    Choose one course
    NF 20Principles of Food with Laboratory3
    NF 28Cultural and Ethnic Foods3
    Total Units for Major25-27
    CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern 239-42
    Total Units60

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