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Nutrition and Dietetics

Required Core Courses (21 units)

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
NUTR 015 Human Nutrition 3 units NUTR 110
PSYC 001 General Psychology 3 units PSY 110
CHEM 001A General Chemistry 5 units CHEM 110
CHEM 001B General Chemistry 5 units CHEM 120S
BIOL 045 Microbiology 5 units  

List A: Select a minimum of one course (4-5 units)

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
CHEM 012A Organic Chemistry 5 units CHEM 150
BIOL 047 Human Anatomy 5 units BIOL 110B
BIOL 048 Human Physiology 5 units BIOL 120B
MATH 010/H Elementary Statistics or Honors 4 units MATH 110

List B: Select one from below (3-6 units)

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
BIOL 011/H Human Biology or Honors 4 units  
BIOl 041 Principles of Animal Biology 5 units  
BIOL 042 Principles of Plant Biology 5 units  
BIOL 043 Principles of Cell Biology 5 units  
ECON 001A/H Principles of Macroeconomics or Honors 4 units  
ECON 001B/H Principles of Microeconomics or Honors 4 units  
MATH 001 Pre-Calculus Algebra 4 units  
MATH 002 Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry 6 units  
PHYS 002A General Physics - Mechanics 5 units  
PHYS 002B General Physics – Electricity and Magnetism 5 units  
PSYC 012 Human Growth and Development 3 units   
SOCI 001 Introduction to Sociology 3 units  

Major Requirements: 28-32 units

CSU GE Breadth or IGETC for CSU Requirements: 37 – 39 units

Elective Units As Needed To Total 60 CSU Transferable Units

The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) is intended for students who plan to transfer and complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this transfer degree:

  • will earn an Associate’s Degree from West Valley College
  • are guaranteed admission to a campus in the CSU system
  • will be prepared to start upper division coursework at the CSU
  • will not need to complete more than 60 units after transfer

CSUs with Similar Majors

A complete and up-to-date listing of the similar CSU majors can be found by visiting

For more information, please speak with a counselor from Counseling or Transfer.

Important Notes

  • Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semester units with an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • While a minimum of 2.0 GPA is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  • Completing courses prior to transfer that satisfy the U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement as part to the CSU GE-B or IGETC is highly recommended.

Learn more about Associate Degree for Transfer at West Valley College.

Last Updated 4/8/22