Program Overview

The AS-T major in Nutrition & Dietetics prepares students for transfer into bachelor's degree programs in Nutrition, Dietetics and similar fields.

Career Opportunities: Degree recipients in Nutrition & Dietetics are prepared for professional training for such careers as Registered Dieticians, Dietetic Technicians, Licensed Nutritionists, Sports Nutritionists and Health Coaches.


AS-T Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 23 units Units
BIOL 130 Human Biology 3 units
BIOL 240 General Microbiology 4 units
BIOL 310 Nutrition 3 units
CHEM 210 General Chemistry I 5 units
CHEM 220 General Chemistry II 5 units
PSYC 100 General Psychology 3 units
Selective Courses, choose 4-5 units from the following: Units
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy 4 units
CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry I 5 units
MATH 200 Elementary Probability and Statistics 4 units
Total Required Major Units: 27 - 28
General Education - certified completion of one of the following:
  • California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
  • OR
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.