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The Nutrition Program provides three excellent academic pathways in the field of dietetics and nutrition.

  1. Courses transfer to a four-year institution in preparation to become a Registered Dietitian
  2. A Dietetic Service Supervisor Certificate of Achievement
  3. An Associate Degree

Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should consult the Counseling Department and a Nutrition Advisor for assistance in program planning.

Gainful Employment Information

Program Emphasis

Course work instructs students in the scientific principles of nutrition as it applies to achieving optimal health, controlling chronic diseases and managing food service.

Career Options

Nutrition courses enable students to seek employment in the field of dietetics and nutrition. Some areas of employment include: healthcare, sports nutrition, education, research, food science and food service.

Award Type Units

*and courses to meet graduation requirements, general education and electives as needed to meet the minimum of 60 units required for the degree.


Program Learning Outcomes