Nutrition and Dietetics Associate in Science for Transfer

The Associate in Science in Nutrition and Dietetics for Transfer,  also called the Nutrition and Dietetics AS-T Degree, introduces students to the principles and methodologies used in the study of nutrition and dietetics. Students will acquire the foundational knowledge necessary to pursue post-secondary degrees in nutrition and dietetics. To earn an AS-T in Nutrition and Dietetics degree, a student must complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University (CSU) system that consist of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern or CSU General Education breadth and a major of 18 units more.

Semester 1

Course Code Title Units
HS 013 General Nutrition 3
CH 007 Fundamentals of Chemistry 5
ENG 001A English Composition 4
CSU GE Area C1 Arts 3

Semester 2

Course Code Title Units
BI 013 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
CH 001A General Chemistry I* 5
PSY 001 General Psychology 3
CSU GE Area A1 Oral Communication 3


Course Code Title Units
SOC 003 or MATH 014 Fundamentals of Statistics of Statistical Methods 3-4

Semester 3

Course Code Title Units
BI 015 General Microbiology 5
CH 001B General Chemistry II 5
CSU GE Area A3 Critical Thinking 3

Semester 4

Course Code Title Units
HIST 017 or 018 U.S. History  3
PS 001 Introduction to Government 3
CSU GE Area C1 or C2 Arts or Humanities 3
CSU GE Area F Ethnic Studies 3
  Transferable Elective Units 2

 * CH 001A has a prerequisite of CH 003 or one year of high school chemistry with a grade of C or better.

Please see a Counselor if you need help selecting CSU GE or IGETC GE courses.