Nutrition Sciences A.S.

Nutritional Sciences Course Descriptions

Nutrition is very important to each of our health and wellbeing. As such, it is a science with a powerful role to play in advancing health and wellness. The Associate of Science in Nutrition Science prepares students for an exciting future in the field of nutrition. Students will be well prepared for entry level jobs in a variety of areas, but will also be able to transfer into the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences – Nutrition to complete a four year degree.


A. 10 hours Health Science Requirements:

BIOL 1401Diversity of Life and Laboratory

HSCI 2310Health Sciences I

HSCI 2320Health Sciences II

B. Nutrition Concentration Requirements:

NUTR 2300Introduction to Health Professions

NUTR 2310Introduction to Nutrition Science

NUTR 2340Food Culture and Disease in America

NUTR 2350Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport

NUTR 3300Life Cycle Nutrition for Health Care

NUTR 3360Integrated Approach to Weight Management

C. Transfer college work or appropriate military experience credit in nutrition General electives to meet 64 total credit hours for the degree

D. 22 Clock hours of Community Service is required