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AS in Nutrition and Dietetics for Transfer



AS-T in Nutrition & Dietetics
Associate Degree for Transfer. A Degree with a guarantee.

The Associate in Science in Nutrition and Dietetics for Transfer (AS-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Nutrition and Dietetics majors (or similar majors) at a CSU campus that offers a Nutrition and Dietetics baccalaureate degree. This degree is designed for students interested in an introduction to the field of Nutrition and Dietetics and for students looking to further their understanding of nutrition and health. These courses will provide students with a solid foundation in nutrition that will serve them for either transferring or in the workplace.

In addition to the courses listed in the curriculum tab, the following additional requirements must be met for completion of the AS-T Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Achievement of a minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all CSU- transferable coursework. (Some majors may require a higher GPA. Students should consult with a counselor for more information.)
  3. Completion of the 23-24 semester units in the major with a grade of “C” or better, or a “P” if the course is taken on a pass-no pass basis.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE) pattern; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.

Students are advised to check with the Counseling Department or Transfer Center for the courses accepted into the Nutrition and Dietetics major at the CSU where they seek transfer.

Major Advising Sheet: Nutrition and Dietetics for Transfer 20-21

Required Courses
NUTR 110 Introduction to Nutrition Science 3
PSY 101 or
PSY 101H
Introduction in Psychology
Introduction in Psychology Honors
CHEM 130 *General Chemistry 5
BIOL 222 *Microbiology 5
NUTR 120 Principles of Food with Lab 3
Choose one course from LIST A (4-5 units):
CHEM 140 *General Chemistry 5
CHEM 230 *Organic Chemistry I 5
BIOL 125 Human Anatomy with Lab 4
BIOL 226 *Human Physiology with Lab 4
MATH 130 or
*Introduction to Statistics
*Introduction to Statistics Honors
PSY 190 *Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 4

Required Subtotal: 23-24

CSU GE or IGETC Pattern: Units Vary
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)

Units Required: 60