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Associate of Science in Health Sciences-Nutrition

The Associate of Science in Health Sciences with a concentration in Nutrition prepares students for an exciting future in the field of nutrition. Nutrition is a science with a powerful role to play in advancing health and wellness. Students will be well prepared for entry level jobs in a variety of areas, but will also be able to transfer into the Bachelor of Science of Health Sciences in Nutrition.

The AS Health Sciences - Nutrition does not meet the Didactic Programs in Dietetics (DPD) requirements for the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).


Core Curriculum (18 hours)

ENGL 1311 Composition I
ENGL 1312 Composition II
Fine Arts (MUSI 1320 Music Appreciation or MUSI 3350 American Popular Music or MUSI 3348 Studies in World Music or MUSI 2346 History of Jazz or transfer)
RELS 1325 Religious Quest
Social Science (ANTH 1311 Cultural Anthropology or ANTH 2324 Native Peoples of North America or SOCI 1311 Introduction to Sociology or PSYC 1301 Introduction to Psychology or ECON 2301 Macroeconomics or other transfer)
MATH 1304 College Algebra or MATH 2303 Probability & Statistics

10 hours from the following:

BIOL 1401 Diversity of Life and Laboratory (4 hours)
HSCI 2310 Health Sciences I (3 hours)
HSCI 2320 Health Sciences II (3 hours)

Health Area Specialization (18 hours)

NUTR 2300 Introduction to Health Professions 
NUTR 2310 Introduction to Nutrition Science 
NUTR 2340 Food Culture and Disease in America 
NUTR 2350 Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport 
NUTR 3300 Life Cycle Nutrition for Health Care
NUTR 3360 Integrated Approach to Weight Management

General Electives (14 hours needed to meet 60 total credit hours)

Community Service (22 hours)

Completion of a minimum of 30 semester hours must be taken at UIW.

Completion of 24 of the final 30 hours for the degree must be taken at UIW.

NOTE: Active-duty military are required to take a minimum of 15 hours at UIW.

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