The Foods and Nutrition Program provides students the opportunity to
gain practical and science-based knowledge about the relationship between
food and health. Our goal is for students to distinguish between nutrition
fact and myth, and also for students to implement sound nutrition advice
for enhancing health and lowering their risk of chronic diseases. We
offer courses in elementary nutrition, nutrition and diet therapy, child
nutrition, sports nutrition, weight control, as well as other nutrition-related
Want to learn more? Enroll in FDNT 70 - Intro to Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service. Learn about the history of the profession, related government agencies, resources, opportunities in this exciting field and more.
NUTRITION & DIETETICS MAJOR
An associate degree in nutrition may be earned
by students who plan to continue their studies in nutrition at a four-year
college/university for a bachelor's degree in dietetics, nutrition science
or clinical nutrition. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
is required by the American Dietetic Association for application to
hospital internships and to become certified as a Registered Dietitian (RD).
As a registered dietitian, an individual will have the opportunity to
work in hospitals, food service companies, health-care agencies, and
many other areas requiring nutrition counseling.
Link to information about the Nutrition and Dietetics Major here.
here for more information about certificate program requirements.