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Nutrition and Foods

Nutrition and Foods Program Description


A.S. Nutrition and Foods

Certificate of Proficiency

Nutrition and Foods, Community Nutrition

Program Description

CRC's Department of Nutrition and Foods offers an Associate’s Degree Program that is challenging, accessible, and rewarding. The program provides opportunities to master the knowledge and skills required for transfer to a didactic program in dietetics or a four-year degree in nutrition and foods.

Career Opportunities

Hospitals/nursing homes, school food services, other health related facilities, college food service, industry, restaurant, public health agencies, nutrition program, WIC programs, Meals on Wheels, health clubs, weight management clinic, community wellness centers, food companies, contract food management companies, food distribution companies

Some Career Opportunities may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the associate degree may be required to fulfill some Career Opportunities or for preparation for transfer to a university program.


  • Online courses

Note to Transfer Students:
If you are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in this major, it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for your major. Schools vary widely in terms of the required preparation. The courses that CRC requires for an associate’s degree in this major may be different from the requirements needed for the bachelor’s degree.

For information about the student learning outcomes for this program, see