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Nutrition and Foods


DEGREE: A.S.—Nutrition and Foods

Code #1524

Enrollment Eligibility:
To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Have access to the Internet
  • Have an e-mail account
  • Be familiar with word processing, PowerPoint, retrieving and attaching electronic documents and using the world-wide-web
  • Have self-discipline, motivation, and the ability to complete required assignments on schedule.

Enrollment Process:
Eligible students are selected for the program according to the following steps:

  • Admission to the college
  • Contact CRC Nutrition and Foods Program Counselor regarding transferrable courses.

Required Program Units
First Year (Fall)
CHEM 305 Introduction to Chemistry (5)
or CHEM 400 General Chemistry (5)
NUTRI 300 Nutrition 3
CAM 301 Food Theory and Preparation 4
BIOL 102 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology
First Year (Spring)
NUTRI 310 Cultural Foods of the World 3
BIOL 310 General Biology 4
Second Year (Fall)
PSYC 300 General Principles 3
NUTRI 350 Community Nutrition 2
NUTRI 340 Nutrition and Metabolism 3
NUTRI 322 Nutrition Issues Throughout Life 3
Second Year (Spring)
NUTRI 360 Nutrition and Disease 3
NUTRI 370 Food Service Management 3
Total Units Required 41

¹Chem 305, 400 are transferrable to CSUS Didactic Program²or BIOL 430 - transferrable to CSUS Didactic Program

Suggested Electives:
STAT 300, Introduction to Probability and StatisticsBIOL 440, General Microbiology

Associate Degree
The Nutrition and Foods Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

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