Advising Pathway to the Associate Degree Program at Gateway Community College

Careers in nutrition or dietetics are available to individuals with Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees and include a wide range of professional opportunities including food preparation and management, nutrition program implementation, public health, education and research, and private practice.

The Nutrition & Dietetics Advising Pathway allows MxCC students to take 30 credit hours which will transfer as nine courses (29 credits) required by Gateway Community College’s Nutrition and Dietetics Program. Gateway’s program prepares students as Dietetic Technicians, Registered, qualified to take the DTR Examination. Please see notes (below) for information regarding course equivalencies. The transfer agreement is reflected in a Memorandum of Understanding.

Pathway Advisor

Dr. Judy Wallace
Professor of Biology /Anatomy and Physiology
Office: Wheaton Hall 209
Phone: 860-343-780

Pathway Requirements

Nutrition & Dietitics Pathway to Gateway CC
(2017-18 Catalog)

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CoursecreditsPrerequisite?Gateway CC equivalency
HLT*103, Investigations into Health Careers3YesHLT*103 + NTR*100 = NTR*101 (3 credits)
NTR*100, Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics1Yes
BIO*111, Introduction to Nutrition3YesNTR*102
BIO*115, Human Biology3Yes
ENG*101, Composition3Yes
ENG*102, Literature & Composition
ENG*200, Advanced Composition
MAT*137, Intermediate Algebra3YesMAT*115
COM*173, Public Speaking3YesCOM*171
CHE*111, Concepts of Chemistry4Yes
Social Science Elective
HLT*160/SOC*160, Introduction to Public Health, is recommended but not required
Total Pathway:30