Pre-Nutrition and Dietetics (Associate of Science)

Students completing the following core curriculum and the AS general studies requirements will be awarded an AS degree in Pre-Nutrition and Dietetics. This degree will prepare the student for admission to Nutrition and Dietetics at Loma Linda University and may also apply to other professional programs. A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or more is required before entering BS professional training.

Core Requirements:

ANTH 225Cultural Anthropology

4

or

SOCI 236Privilege and Oppression

4

BIOL 121Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 122Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 123Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 222Microbiology

5

CHEM 141General Chemistry

3

CHEM 142General Chemistry

3

CHEM 143General Chemistry

3

CHEM 144General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 145General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 146General Chemistry Laboratory

1

ENGL 121College Writing I

3

ENGL 122College Writing II

3

ENGL 223Research Writing

3

HLTH 220Human Nutrition

4

PEAC Physical Education Activity Courses

2

PSYC 130General Psychology

4

SOCI 204General Sociology

4

SPCH 101Fundamentals of Speech Communication

4

Electives

12

Recommended Courses:

HLTH 110Wellness for Living

3

HLTH 205Survey of Health

2

HLTH 208Drugs and Society

3

HLTH 308Community Health

3

or

HLTH 437Community Nutrition

3

General Studies Requirements

Humanities (Must be from 3 areas, may include foreign language)

12

Mathematics (MATH 121 or higher recommended)

Religion (4 credits per year)

8

Total Credit Hours:96