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Nutrition - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

An Arts and Sciences Area of Study

For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division—Room HS-236—443-518-1560.

This curriculum allows students seamless transfer to the University of Maryland College Park (UMD) Nutrition and Food Science bachelor’s degree program. Students have their choice of concentrating in one of three tracks: Dietetics, Food Science, and Nutritional Science. Descriptions of each track are provided below.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3 credits

Humanities, Arts and Literature

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Humanities Core Course

-Arts Core Course

-Literature Core Course

9-11

One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.

Social Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Course

3

PSYC-101General Psychology

3 credits

One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.

Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-101General Biology I

4 credits

CHEM-101General Inorganic Chemistry I

4 credits

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH-141College Algebra

3 credits

-or

MATH-143Precalculus I

3 credits

Interdisciplinary

Course NumberTitleCredits
NUTR-211Nutrition

3 credits

Dietetics Track

Choose one of the tracks and complete all courses listed for the track.

Application Code 251A

Graduates transfer to the UMD Nutrition and Food Science: Dietetics program where they are trained as Registered Dietitians (R.D.s). R.D.s–nutrition experts who focus on the treatment and prevention of disease–work in a variety of settings, including clinical and community nutrition, nutrition counseling, nutrition education and research, wellness, government, public health, and food service management.

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-107Fundamentals of Microbiology

4 credits

-or

BIOL-200Microbiology

4 credits

BIOL-201Genetics

3 credits

BIOL-202Genetics Lab

1 credit

BIOL-205Cell Biology

4 credits

CHEM-201Organic Chemistry I

4 credits

CHEM-202Organic Chemistry II

4 credits

NUTR-212Food: Science and Technology

3 credits

SOCI-101Introduction to Sociology

3 credits

Elective-General Electives

2

Total Credit Hours: 60-62

Food Science Track

Choose one of the tracks and complete all courses listed for the track.

Application Code 251B

Graduates transfer to the UMD Nutrition and Food Science: Food Science program. Food Scientists work in areas of food safety, food quality control, food product development, production, management, technical sales and service, ingredient management, research and teaching.

Course NumberTitleCredits
CHEM-201Organic Chemistry I

4 credits

CHEM-202Organic Chemistry II

4 credits

MATH-153Precalculus II

3 credits

MATH-181Calculus I

4 credits

MATH-182Calculus II

4 credits

PHYS-103Fundamentals of Physics I

4 credits

-or

BIOL-107Fundamentals of Microbiology

4 credits

NUTR-212Food: Science and Technology

3 credits

SOCI-101Introduction to Sociology

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 61-63

Nutritional Science Track

Choose one of the tracks and complete all courses listed for the track.

Application Code 251C

Graduates transfer to the UMD Department of Nutrition and Food Science: Nutritional Science program. Nutritional scientists focus on the physiological and biological aspects of food and nutrients, and work as researchers in hospitals, laboratories, and industry.

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-107Fundamentals of Microbiology

4 credits

-or

BIOL-200Microbiology

4 credits

BIOL-201Genetics

3 credits

BIOL-202Genetics Lab

1 credit

CHEM-201Organic Chemistry I

4 credits

CHEM-202Organic Chemistry II

4 credits

MATH-145Business Calculus

3 credits

NUTR-212Food: Science and Technology

3 credits

PHYS-103Fundamentals of Physics I

4 credits

SOCI-101Introduction to Sociology

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 61-63