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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Foods and Nutrition in Business, BS

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About the Program

If you possess a flair for food and the ability to communicate effectively, then the foods and nutrition in business major could be for you. This major helps bridge the gap between industry and the consumer, and prepares you for a marketing/sales career within the food industry. Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn a Bachelor of Science degree. For more information, please visit

Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information

The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Foods and Nutrition in Business  include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.

Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.

120-132 credits

Required Courses in Other Departments (95-108 credits)

Electives (0-1 credits)

120-132 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree

University Foundational Learning Outcomes List

Program Requirements

14-17 Credits

13-16 Credits

Fall 2nd Year

15 Credits

15 Credits

15-16 Credits

Spring 3rd Year

15-16 Credits

15-16 Credits

18-19 Credits


*Satisfies a University Core Requirement

120-132 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.

2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Degree Requirements

The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

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Foreign Language Courses

Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course

The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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