Food Science & Human Nutrition: Hospitality Management, BS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Food Science & Human Nutrition, Hospitality Management Concentration

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The Hospitality Management concentration prescribes courses that meet the professional needs of the hospitality industry and career goals of students entering the major. The concentration is designed for students interested in integrating the basic principles of business and hospitality management with the goal of pursuing professional and management careers in hospitality-related industries. The program comprises 35 hours of hospitality-related course work, including food science; food management; nutrition; sanitation; purchasing; and the management of institutional, commercial, and fine dining facilities. Through the integration of food-focused theory, practice, and experience, it is the mission of the program to prepare leaders in the hospitality industry with a foundation in science, business, and management. 

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Food Science & Human Nutrition, Hospitality Management Concentration

Prescribed Courses including Campus General Education

Composition I and Speech
Select one of the following:6-7
Writing and Research
and Public Speaking (or equivalent) (see college Composition I requirement)
Oral & Written Comm I
and Oral & Written Comm II
Advanced Composition
Select one course from campus approved list of Advanced Composition courses.3-4
Cultural Studies
Select one course from Western culture, one from non-Western culture, and one from U.S. minority culture from campus approved lists. 19
Foreign Language
Coursework at or above the third level is required for graduation.
Quantitative Reasoning I
Select one of the following: 24-5
Calculus I
Calculus for Business I (This course does not count for students in the Food Science Concentration; choose from the other two options.)
Quantitative Reasoning II
Select one of the following:3-4
Applied Statistical Methods
Intro to Applied Statistics
Economic Statistics I
Intro to Statistics
Natural Sciences and Technology
Chemistry 33 or 8
Introductory Chemistry
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Lab I
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Lab II
MCB 100Introductory Microbiology3
MCB 101Intro Microbiology Laboratory 42
Humanities and the Arts
Select from campus approved list.6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Select from campus approved list and/or see individual concentration. 59
ACES Prescribed Course
ACES 101Contemporary Issues in ACES2
Required Concentration
Concentration prescribed courses. See specific requirements for each concentration listed below.
Total Hours 6126 or 130

Students in the Food Science Concentration must choose CPSC 116, and one course from Western cultures, and one from U.S. minority cultures from campus approved lists.


Students in the Food Science Concentration must select from MATH 220 or MATH 221.


Students in the Hospitality Management Concentration must take CHEM 101. All other concentrations take CHEM 102 + 103 & CHEM 104 + 105, which are not required for the Hospitality Management Concentration.


Not required for the Food Science Concentration


AGED 230 or 260 and 3 hours selected from the campus approved list for students in the Food Science Concentration - 6 hours total. 


The Food Science Concentration requires  a minimum of 130 hours; the Dietetics,  Human Nutrition, and Hospitality Management Concentrations each require a minimum of 126 hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 100Intro Psych4
ACE 100Introduction to Applied Microeconomics3-4
or ECON 102 Microeconomic Principles
Hospitality Management Concentration Required
ACCY 200Fundamentals of Accounting3
ACE 161Microcomputer Applications3
ANSC 309Meat Production and Marketing2
BADM 300The Legal Environment of Bus3
BADM 310Mgmt and Organizational Beh3
BADM 320Principles of Marketing3
FSHN 101The Science of Food and How it Relates to You3
FSHN 120Contemporary Nutrition3
FSHN 140Introduction to Hospitality3
FSHN 145Intro Hospitality Management3
FSHN 232Science of Food Preparation3
FSHN 249Food Service Sanitation1
FSHN 292Hospitality Management: Professional Issues1
FSHN 293Off Campus Internship2-4
FSHN 340Food Production and Service4
FSHN 345Strategic Operations Management3
FSHN 346Foundations of Hotel Management (Foundations of Hotel Management)3
FSHN 441Services Management (Services Management)2
FSHN 442Hospitality Management & Leadership Skills3
FSHN 443Management of Fine Dining4
LEAD 321Training and Development3
PSYC 245Industrial Org Psych3
Elective hours as needed to reach a minimum of 126