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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

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  • Nutrition and Dietetics AS-T Degree

    Business Division
    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
    MICR 1
    Principles of Microbiology
    or MICR 22
    Microbiology
    List A
    Choose two courses from the following:7-8
    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 from the following:
    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
    1

    Students cannot be awarded credit for  

    2

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

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Contact: Carol ImparaTitle: Program CoordinatorContact: CImpara@mtsac.edu

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