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Nutrition & Dietetics (AA) Health Sciences Total Units: 37
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Term Effective: Spring 2004


The Nutrition & Dietetics major provides education in nutrition science and the relationship of the human diet to health and lifestyle-related diseases. The purpose of the Nutrition & Dietetics major is to provide students with education and training in the area of nutritional sciences or dietetics, and to prepare for transfer. This major provides the opportunity for students to begin their career path in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Nutrition & Dietetics (AA) program are:

  • Complete 37 units from
    • Nutrition & Dietetics Major Core Requirements

Nutrition & Dietetics Major Core Requirements - complete 37.00 units
CHEM 1AGeneral Chemistry5.00
CHEM 1BGeneral Chemistry5.00
CHEM 8Introductory Organic Chemistry5.00
FDNT 10Elementary Nutrition3.00
FDNT 61Nutrition Issues1.00
LIR 50Information Literacy for Research Projects1.00
MATH 15Elementary Statistics with Computer4.00
PHYSIO 1Human Physiology5.00
PSYCH 1AGeneral Psychology3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 5.00 units from the following:
BIO 2AFundamentals of Biology5.00
BIO 3Fundamentals of Biology (Cell and Molecular)5.00
MICRO 5General Microbiology5.00

Term Effective: Spring 2004

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Spring 2008

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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