2024-2025 College Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

Community Nutrition, AS-LAS for Transfer to UCA BS in Community Nutrition

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NPC Faculty Mentor: Carla Kelley (Carla.Kelley@np.edu) 501.760.4286

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (AS-LAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to complete a bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

UCA Transfer Admission information and policies

  • Students completing the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree requirements with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, will have satisfied the UCA Lower-Division Core and will be admitted to the corresponding degree program as a junior.

UCA Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours

60 Credit Hours

See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information​
* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UCA - Community Nutrition: 60 Credit Hours

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
FACS 2351 Family Relations 3
FACS 3311 Resource Management (UD UCA Core: C) 3
FACS 3318 Parenting Issues 3
FACS 3356 Methods in FACS Education 3
FACS 3372 Personal & Family Finance (UD UCA Core: I, R) 3
NUTR 1100 Introduction to the Dietetics Profession 1
NUTR 2311 Meal Management 3
NUTR 3310 Food Service 3
NUTR 3350 Community Nutrition 3
NUTR 3370 Lifecycle Nutrition 3
NUTR 3371 Nutrition Counseling 3
NUTR 3375 Lifecycle Nutrition II 3
NUTR 3380 Food Economics 3
NUTR 4301 Research in Family & Consumer Sciences/Nutrition (UD UCA Core: Z) 3
NUTR 4315 Sports Nutrition 3
NUTR 4321 Nutritional Services Administration 3
NUTR 4339 Community Nutrition Practicum (UD UCA Core: Z) 3
NUTR 4395 Nutrition: Contemporary Issues (UD UCA Core: D) 3
    General Elective 3
    General Elective 3
    General Elective 2
    Total UCA Credit Hours:
Total Hours:

Academic Year: 2023-2024
Revised: January, 2024