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SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

BS - Nutritional Science - BS Nutritional Science

Concentration in Applied Nutrition and Food Sciences

San José State University -to- Chabot College

Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.

Lower Division Course Requirements

Community College Course Equivalents

STAR Act (SB 1440):

The Nutrition, Food Science & Packaging department accepts the AS-T in Nutrition and Dietetics for transfer into the BS Nutritional Science, concentration in Applied Nutrition and Food Sciences. We recommend transfer students complete the following courses, which are required for this major at SJSU, as part of their AS-T in Nutrition and Dietetics. Students should take courses which clear the American Institutions requirement and a second course in English composition as part of their CSU GE or IGETC requirements for the AS-T degree (doing so will increase greater choice in the 60 units of SJSU course work to be taken after transfer).
Second Course in English Composition:
ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and WritingENGL 4A Critical Thinking and Writing about Literature
   OR
ENGL 7A Critical Thinking and Writing Across Disciplines
or
ENGL 001B Argument and AnalysisNo Current Equivalent

Preparation for the Major:

BIOL 066 Human PhysiologyBIOS 43 Human Physiology
CHEM 001A General ChemistryChem 1A General College Chemistry I
CHEM 030B Introductory ChemistryChem 30B Introductory & Applied Chemistry II
MICR 020 General BacteriologyBIOS 44 Microbiology
STAT 095 Elementary StatisticsBUS 19 Business Statistics
   OR
MTH 43 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
   OR
MTH 43S Intro to Probability and Statistics with Support
   OR
PSY 5 Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences
   OR
PH 067 Introductory Health StatisticsBUS 19 Business Statistics
   OR
MTH 43 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
   OR
MTH 43S Intro to Probability and Statistics with Support
   OR
PSY 5 Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences
   OR
UNVS 015 Statway: Statistics-Concepts & MethodsNo Current Equivalent

Lower Division Requirements of the Major:

NUFS 008 Nutrition for the Health ProfessionsNutr 1 Introduction to Nutrition Science
NUFS 020 Sanitation and Environmental Issues in the Hospitality IndustryNo Current Equivalent
ENVS 001 Introduction to Environmental IssuesENSC 10 Humans and the Environment
   OR
ENSC 11 Humans and the Environment with Laboratory
NUFS 021 Culinary Principles and PracticeNo Current Equivalent
NUFS 022 Catering and Beverage ManagementNo Current Equivalent
SPAN 001A Elementary SpanishSpa 1A Beginning Spanish
   OR
SPA 1A1 Beginning Spanish 1
   AND
SPA 1A2 Beginning Spanish 2
(SPA 1A1 & SPA 1A2 must be completed at same institution)
   OR
SPAN 004A Basic Spanish INo Current Equivalent


IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:

Admission to San Jose State is competitive in all majors. SJSU continues to have more qualified applicants than available new student spaces. Because of this, SJSU is an impacted campus with impacted programs. For the most current information regarding admission impaction at SJSU please visit our website SJSU Impaction Information page.

Prior to transferring to San Jose State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter), including the CSU four basic skill courses required for CSU admission eligibility (except majors which have an approved CSU GE A3 waiver). Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units, students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:

1. Lower Division Major Course Requirements (especially for STEM Majors):
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. The lower division major courses for this major are shown above.

2. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.assist.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses may be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Some SJSU majors which meet GE requirements within the majors are noted on the Major Exceptions and Modifications page in our catalog. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San Jose State University.

3. Second Course in English Composition highly recommended:
All students are strongly encouraged to complete a second English composition course as part of their lower division GE prior to transferring to SJSU (either to meet CSU GE Area A3 or C2) for the greatest success in passing the Writing Skills Test (WST) at SJSU. Complete this course with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at: testing.sjsu.edu.

4. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.assist.org under the link "CSU U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.

5. Graduation Requirement - Physical Education (PE):
All undergraduate students who matriculate at SJSU are required to complete two units of physical education from Kinesiology/Dance activity courses, unless the major program has an approved PE waiver. Majors which have approved PE waivers are noted on the Major Exceptions and Modifications page in our catalog.


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