Students who complete the Pre-Nutrition Science program earn an Associate of Science degree and are well prepared to enter a four-year degree program at various institutions in the region.
The Pre-Nutrition Science program includes 105 hours of directed practice. Students are also required to complete an additional 31 hours of professional meetings, food shows, and wellness and program support activities.
Course requirements and application of transfer credits to bachelor's degree programs vary, so students should work closely with their Cincinnati State academic advisor as well as the advisor at the institution where they intend to complete a bachelor’s degree.
Students who complete a bachelor’s degree program are required to complete an internship before they can take the credentialing exam given by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Transfer to a bachelor's degree program in Nutrition Science or a related field
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Varies depending on bachelor's degree
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Strong Transfer History
- Students can transfer to the University of Cincinnati in the Dietetics program or any other accredited dietetic program.
- Course requirements and application of transfer credits to bachelor's degree programs vary, so students should work closely with their Cincinnati State academic advisor as well as the advisor at the institution where they intend to complete a bachelor’s degree.
- Students who complete a bachelor’s degree program are required to complete an internship before they can take the credentialing exam given by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites
- Mercy Hospital—West
- Otterbein Lebanon Retirement Community
Effective 2018-2019 academic year
Pre-Nutrition Science (PNS)
|BIO 151||Anatomy and Physiology 1||3||2||4|
|DT 110||Community Nutrition||2||2||3|
|DT 120||Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle||3||0||3|
|DT 190||Dietetic Professional Practices||1||0||1|
|ENG 101||English Composition 1||3||0||3|
|FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective||1||0||1|
|BIO 152||Anatomy and Physiology 2||3||2||4|
|DT 125||Nutrition Through the Lifecycle||3||0||3|
|DT 130||Nutrition Assessment||1||2||2|
|DT 180||Dietetic Directed Practice: Health Care 1||0||5||1|
|HRM 105||Food Service Sanitation||1||0||1|
|MAT XXX Mathematics Elective||3||0||3|
|PSY 110||Introduction to Psychology||3||0||3|
|ENG 10X English Composition Elective||3||0||3|
|XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective 1||3||0||3|
|XXX XXX Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3||0||3|
|CHE 110||Fundamentals of Chemistry||3||3||4|
|COMM 110||Public Speaking||3||0||3|
|DT 135||Sports Nutrition||3||0||3|
|DT 205||Quantity Food Production||0||6||3|
|CHE 111||Bio-Organic Chemistry||3||3||4|
|XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective 2||3||0||3|
|First Year Experience Elective|
|FYE 100||College Survival Skills||1|
|FYE 105||College Success Strategies||2|
|FYE 110||Community College Experience||3|
|English Composition Elective|
|ENG 102||English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues||3|
|ENG 103||English Composition 2: Writing about Literature||3|
|ENG 105||English Composition 2: Business Communication||3|
|Any Transfer Module course from ART, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, THE, or COMM 130||3|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective|
|Any Transfer Module course from ECO, GEO, HST, LBR, POL, PSY, SOC||3|
|MAT 151||College Algebra||4|
|MAT 131||Statistics 1||3|
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Candice Jones, M.Ed., RD, LD, CDE