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Degrees & Certificates

Nutrition, A.S.

​​​This program is designed for those students wishing to pursue a field of study leading to becoming a Registered Dietitian or nutrition professional. It is designed to meet the transfer requirements for students leading to a BS-Dietetics concentration or a BS Nutrition degree at a 4-year College or University.

Program Learning Objectives

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Identify professional characteristics of a Registered Dietitian/nutrition professional including education and training requirements.
  • Summarize the roles and responsibilities of Registered Dietitians and nutrition professionals in a variety of practice settings.
  • Apply nutrition, digestion and metabolic pathways concepts into practice.
  • Demonstrate competency in math and the sciences to be able to handle the rigors of continued study to become a Registered Dietitian and/or nutrition professional.

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.