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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences Transfer, Science and Premedical Professional, Pre-Dietetics Option, A.S.


Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 60 credit hours.

About Biology Department

Purpose: Prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions offering Bachelor of Science degrees in various professional disciplines.

Following the completion of this two year transfer option, students would be ready to enroll in an accredited dietetics program at a four-year institution. Once the bachelor’s degree in dietetics is obtained, students would need to apply for and complete an internship experience at an accredited facility. This enables the student to take the registration exam for dietitians, thus earning the credential of “registered dietitian.”

Nutrition and Predietetics Program Website

Range of Occupations

Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.

Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses

AACC faculty developed the following sequence of courses to encourage greater success in each student’s program of study.  This sequence incorporates all of the student’s admissions requirements for this degree and provides the student with essential notes to guide their success.  It is recommended that students view and save this as they plan courses for this degree.


Click Here to View, Save, or Print a PDF Copy of the Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses for this degree  



General Education Requirements: 35-38 credits

An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education Requirements and degree program required courses  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

English: 3-6 credits

Arts and Humanities: 6 credits

Must select two different disciplines. See General Education Arts and Humanities Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Students transferring to UMCP should take COM 111  to satisfy one of the arts and humanities gen. ed. requirements.

Biological and Physical Sciences: 8 credits

Computer Technology, Interdisciplinary Studies or Mathematics: 3 credits

Health/Fitness/Wellness: 3 credits

See General Education Health/Fitness/Wellness Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Mathematics: 3 credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits

Program Requirements: 22-25 credits

Additional Requirements

Computer Competency Requirement

See Computing and Information Technology Competency Requirement  for a list of approved courses. Students may satisfy the computer competency requirement simultaneously with their computer technology requirement.

Diversity Requirement

Satisfied by SOC 111  requirement.

Related Educational Opportunities

Continuing Education and Workforce Development Offerings

Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Transfer Agreements

Agreements may exist for this program of study. To access agreements, go to Transfer Services

Core Competencies

AACC offers quality degree programs that allow students to develop fundamental learning and life skills, called core competencies. For a full list of Core Competencies, click here.