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Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Science Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

 

Do you have a passion for Nutrition, Food, and exercise?

 Would you like a career in helping people use food, nutrition, and exercise to achieve wellness, promote a healthy lifestyle, and manage disease?  If you’re interested in a career as a dietitian, nutritionist, or in institutional food service administration and product development for the food industry, our professors will help you develop the skills you need.

Gulf Coast State College is here to help you build a solid foundation that will prepare you to continue your studies in nutrition, food, and exercise science at a four-year institution. We offer the necessary prerequisites for the state of Florida university baccalaureate programs.

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Program Roadmap

 
 

Who is eligible for the Nutrition, food, and exercise science Option, Liberal Arts A.A. program?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  

WHY CHOOSE GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE TO EARN YOUR degree?

  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.
 
 

How do I apply to the nutrition, food, and exercise Option, Liberal Arts A.A. program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR MY CLASSES?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

Program Requirements

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area
•+*MAC1105, College Algebra 3
+*MAC1140, Precalculus Algebra 3
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science •+CHM1045, General Chemistry 3
Biological Science •+* 1BSC2010, Biology for Science Majors 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences See General Education Requirement 3
History See General Education Requirement 3
Government See General Education Requirement 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
•+BSC2085, Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BSC2085L, Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1
+BSC2086, Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BSC2086L, Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1
CHM1045L, General Chemistry Lab 1
+CHM1046, Gen Chem/Qual Analysis 3
CHM1046L, Gen Chem/Qual Analysis Lab 1
+CHM2210, Organic Chemistry 3
CHM2210L, Organic Chemistry Lab 1
HUN1201, Principles of Nutrition 3
MCB2004, Microbiology 3
MCB2004L, Microbiology Lab 1

TOTAL DEGREE HOURS

60

1Lab not required, but highly recommended.


• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

 
 

Contact the Advisor

Sabrina Elliott
Assistant Professor, Health Sciences
850-769-1551, extension 5888

selliott7@gulfcoast.edu

DIVISION Chair

Laura Justice
Chair, Health Sciences
850-872-3828
ljustice@gulfcoast.edu

 
 
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