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Academic CredentialAssociate in Arts (AA)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwayHealth Sciences
AdvisorSabrina Elliott
Associate Professor, Health Sciences
850.769.1551, ext 5888

Academic Program SpecialistAlyssa Evans

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Nutrition Food and Exercise, 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.

Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Science Program Course Requirements

ENC1101, English I
ENC1102, English II
Visual and Performing Arts
MAC1105, College Algebra
STA2023, Statistics
CHM1045, General Chemistry
BSC2010, Biology for Science Majors
Behavioral Sciences
POS2041, American National Government
BSC2010L, Biology for Science Majors I Lab
BSC2085, Anatomy and Physiology I
BSC2085L, Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
BSC2086, Anatomy and Physiology II
BSC2086L, Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
CHM1045L, General Chemistry Lab
CHM1046, Gen Chem/Qual Analysis
CHM1046L, Gen Chem/Qual Analysis Lab
HUN1201, Principles of Nutrition
MCB2004, Microbiology
MCB2004L, Microbiology Lab

What can you do with a Nutrition, Food and Exercise Degree?

What jobs will you find with a degree in nutrition, food and exercise degree?

Dietetic Technician
Pediatric Dietetic Technician
Dietary Assistant
Dietary Clerk
Nutrition Care Assistant
Weight Loss Counselor
Food Technologist

Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:

University of Florida
Florida State University
University of North Florida
Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs, activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.