Nutrition and Food Science

Overview

Nutrition and Food Science

Do you want to help others to be healthy and maximize their potential? Help patients choose healing foods or work for schools or businesses. Become a food, nutrition and fitness expert and make your community healthier and happier.

Careers in Business, Education and Government

Join the healthcare industry or start a private dietitian practice. Help decide public nutrition policy or work in a clinic.

  • Get a job helping patients in a hospital or rehabilitation center.
  • Work in media and help educate the public about nutrition and fitness.
  • Start a career in food service or become an athletic trainer, coach or instructor.

Academic Plans for Nutrition and Food Science

Each plan shows all the courses you need to take to complete your goal from start to finish. Map your education by clicking on the Academic Plan for the degree or certificate you’re interested in earning below.

Note: The academic plans give you an idea of the classes you need to take. However, please meet with a counselor to personalize the plan.

Nutrition and Dietetics for Transfer—AS-T Degree

Term 1
Course Units Notes
CHEM 0003A 3 Enrollment in CHEM 0003A requires completion of MATH 0000D with C or better, or placement by matriculation assessment process.
NUTF 0010 3  
ENGL 0001A 3  
MATH 0013 4  
CHEM 0003X  2  
HIST 0017A or HIST 0017B 3  
TOTAL 18  
Term 2
Course Units
CHEM 0003B 3
BIOL 0004 5
PSYC 0100 3
CHEM 0003Y 2
COMM 0001 or COMM 0003 3
TOTAL 16
Term 3
Course Units
BIOL 0005 5
NUTF 0005 3
SSCI 0050 or PHOT 0060A or ART 0017 3
ANTH 0002 or SOC 0003 3
ENGL 0001B or ENGL 0001C 3
TOTAL 17
Term 4
Course Units
CHEM 0001B 5
BIOL 0006 5
HIST 0017A or HIST 0017B 3
AGRI 0198 or HDEV 0009 3
TOTAL 16

Nutrition and Fitness—Certificate of Achievement

Term 1
Course Units
KIN 0083 3
NUTF 0010 3
Any Kinesiology course 1.5
TOTAL 7.5
Term 2
Course Units
KIN 0080 3
NUTF 0014 3
KIN 0095 1
KIN 0011 or KIN 0012 3
Any Kinesiology course 1.5
TOTAL 11.5

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