Math & Science: Nutrition (Liberal Arts & Sciences) (A.S.)

Study nutrition at JCC

The Math and Science degree with a nutrition concentration at Jamestown Community College prepares you to transfer and continue your studies to earn your bachelor’s degree in fields related to food, nutrition, and health. You can pursue careers like dietitian and nutritionist, using food and nutrition to help clients with their overall health, managing disease, and achieving health-related goals.

While at JCC, you’ll work closely with your advisor to choose your courses and prepare for transferring after graduation. The nutrition concentration’s flexibility lets you tailor your education to your specific field of study, transfer school, and career goals. The concentration is a SUNY Transfer Path, which can help you identify core coursework for transfer to four-year SUNY schools.

2019 median pay for dietitians and nutritionists: $61,270/year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Where to study at JCC

Math & science skills

After you complete the program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis.
  • Analyze ethical dilemmas raised by science and technology, attempt to identify personal values that affect how one thinks about these dilemmas, and consider diverse perspectives in the process.
  • Demonstrate application of scientific data, concepts, and models in one of the natural sciences.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create, interpret, and analyze graphs and charts that communicate quantitative or relational information.
  • Show competence in the following quantitative reasoning skills and be able to:
    • Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables, and schematics.
    • Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically, and verbally.
    • Use arithmetical, algebraic, geometric, and statistical methods to solve problems.
    • Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness, determine alternatives, and select optimal results.
    • Recognize the limits of mathematical and statistical methods.
  • Use computer (or other appropriate) technology to collect data; use computer (or other appropriate) technology to represent data; use computer (or other appropriate) technology to analyze data and/or to solve numerical or conceptual problems.

Semester 1

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

BIO 1570: Principles of Biology I or

BIO 1575: Biology: A Molecular Approach

4
SUNY: Natural Sciences

CHE 1550: College Chemistry I

4
SUNY: Natural Sciences

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3

INT 1555: Inquire

2
  • CHE 1550: eligibility: MAT 1600 or corequisite: MAT 1590

Semester 2

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

BIO 1580: Principles of Biology II

4
SUNY: Natural Sciences

BIO 2760: Nutrition

3
SUNY: Natural Sciences

CHE 1560: College Chemistry II

4
SUNY: Natural Sciences

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3
JCC:Oral Communication

MAT 1600: Precalculus (or higher)

4
SUNY: Math JCC:Mathematical Reasoning
  • CHE 1560: prerequisite/corequisite: MAT 1600 (or eligibility: MAT 1710).

Semester 3

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

BIO 2510: Anatomy and Physiology I

4
SUNY: Natural Sciences

CHE 2530: Organic Chemistry I

4
SUNY: Natural Sciences

PSY 1510: General Psychology

3
SUNY: Social Sciences JCC:Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Elective*

Choose a course from a SUNY Gen Ed category not yet completed

4
SUNY: Other World Civilizations SUNY: Western Civilization
  • *Requirements Met depends on course choice.
  • Choose an elective from a 6th SUNY General Education Category. 

Semester 4

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

BIO 2520: Anatomy and Physiology II

4
SUNY: Natural Sciences JCC:Values and Ethics

BIO 2531: Microbiology

3
SUNY: Natural Sciences

BIO 2532: Microbiology Lab

1
SUNY: Natural Sciences

SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology

3
SUNY: Social Sciences JCC:Global Perspectives

Elective*

Choose a course from a SUNY Gen Ed category not yet completed

3
SUNY: Other World Civilizations SUNY: Western Civilization
  • *Requirements Met depends on course choice.
  • Choose an elective from a 7th SUNY General Education Category.