Associate Degree for Transfer in Nutrition and Dietetics

Riverside City College
2 years
Full time
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
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About this program

Associate Degree for Transfer in Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and Dietetics is an academic discipline that provides a practical and personally applicable exposure to a variety of scientific areas of nutrition, such as Chemistry, Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, and Biology. This major will teach students how the scientific process of the functions of nutrients down to the cellular level contributes to nutritional and then apply this nutritional knowledge to their own health. This program will help the student to understand the relation of nutrition and disease prevention throughout the life cycle.

Admission requirements

RCC has only two international student admission requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent OR over the age of 18 (minors may be considered for special admission)
  • TOEFL iBT 45 or equivalent

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Program content

  • Kinesiology 4
  • English 1A/1AH
  • Biology 1/1H
  • Theatre 3 or Music 19 or 25 or 26 or 89 or Art 6, Art History 6, or Dance 6
  • Sociology 1, 2 or 10
  • Mathematics 12 or Psychology/Sociology 48
  • Chemistry 2A
  • English 1B/1BH
  • Kinesiology 35
  • Ethnic Studies 1 or 15 or Political Science 23
  • Humanities 4/4H or Philosophy 10/10H
  • Biology 50A
  • Chemistry 1A
  • Communication 1/1H or 6 or 9/9H
  • Political Science 1
  • *LOTE One semester of foreign language if not met by HS requirements.
  • Biology 50B
  • Biology 55
  • Psychology 1
  • Kinesiology Movement based course

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.


Tution fees: $394 per unit for international students.

Career paths

  • Dietitian & Nutritionist
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Food Science Technician
  • Nutrition Therapist
  • Life Coach
  • Food Safety Auditor
  • Health Coach
  • Nutrition Educator

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Riverside City College

Riverside City College (RCC) is one of the best colleges in the USA for many international students. RCC was founded in 1916 and is located in beautiful Southern California close beaches and many other major attractions in Los Angeles, San...

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Why study at Riverside City College


Save over $80,00 (compare with UC) and receive up to $2,500 international student scholarship.

Great Location

Located in Southern California near Los Angeles, just a 1-hour drive to the beach, mountains, and theme parks.

Easy Admission

No SAT/ACT and low TOEFL/IELTS Score requirement. Just three simple and fast admission steps.

Safe Community

24/7 on-campus police service and support. Low campus crime rate.

Transfer Opportunities

Transfer 2+2 to top US Universities including UCLA, UCB, Columbia, USC, and more!

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