Jan 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Pre-Nutrition Option (EB76)*



Associate in Science Degree


Campus contact for this program:
Professor Janet Yarrow MS, RDN, JYarrow@hcc.commnet.edu

This program is designed for students who seek to become a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist. Upon completion of the associate pre-nutrition degree, students have the opportunity to apply for transfer to a 4- year university to complete the degree for Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist.


  • Demonstrate ability to think critically and creatively.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form.
  • Demonstrate proficiency of computer literacy.
  • Demonstration ability to understand basic scientific principles.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand, evaluate and apply nutrition principles. 

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Total Credits: 61**

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** UCONN does not accept hybrid or online science labs for transfer. Please select traditional offerings.

1 Course must have prefix ARA*, FRE*, ITA*, or SPA* at the 200-level. UConn requires that two courses at the intermediate level be completed. If you test above the 2nd intermediate-level course, please check with your advisor to pick a different course that transfers.

2 Check with your advisor to find a course that transfers (e.g. ART* E101 or ART* E102).

NOTE: For degree completion the student must complete the Computer Literacy Requirement.

NOTE: A minimum of 15 credits must be taken in 200-level courses.