Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition in Business and Industry

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The Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition in Business and Industry program provides students with a background in both nutrition and food. Graduates may seek employment in aspects of food or nutrition, particularly in quality control and quality assurance, food product development, foodservice management, food and nutrition management software, sales, marketing, or research. Government agencies focused on food safety are also potential employers.

Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.

Major

57 semester credit hours.

Required Minor

18 semester credit hours. Minimum minor requirement to include at least 6 advanced semester credit hours (3000 or 4000 level). Suggested minors include biology (microbiology focus), chemistry, accounting, business administration, finance, human resource management, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, and psychology. See respective minor in catalog for required courses.

Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition in Business and Industry Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
NFS 1302
  & NFS 1301 (Lab)
Food Preparation Principles
   and Food Preparation Principles Laboratory
3
ENG 1013Composition I3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
Mathematics Core3
Select 3 semester credit hours from the following:3
KINS 1902
  & UNIV 1231 (required for first year students)
Fitness and Health: Enhancing Personal Wellness
   and Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience
 
KINS 1902
  & KINS 1901 (Lab)
Fitness and Health: Enhancing Personal Wellness
   and Fitness and Health Laboratory
 
Core Approved Mathematics
 
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
BIOL 1113
  & BIOL 1111 (Lab)
Principles of Biology I
   and Principles of Biology I Laboratory
4
ENG 1023Composition II3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
Multicultural Women's Studies3
 Semester Credit Hours13
Second Year
Fall
NFS 2323Introduction to Nutrition3
CHEM 1013
  & CHEM 1011 (Lab)
Introductory Chemistry
   and Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
4
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
SPCH 1013Oral Communication3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Core3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
NFS 3173 (GP)Culture and Food3
CHEM 1023
  & CHEM 1021 (Lab)
Introduction to Organic and Physiological Chemistry
   and Introduction to Organic and Physiological Chemistry Laboratory
4
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Creative Arts Core3
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Third Year
Fall
NFS 2033
  & NFS 2031 (Lab)
Food Microbiology
   and Food Microbiology Laboratory
4
NFS 2343Nutritional Management for the Family And Child3
NFS 3043Community Nutrition3
BUS 3003Principles of Management3
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
NFS 3041Food Protection Management1
NFS 3323
  & NFS 3321 (Lab)
Food Science
   and Food Science Laboratory
4
NFS 3713
  & NFS 3722 (Lab)
Quantity Food Production and Service
   and Quantity Food Production and Service Laboratory
5
Course for Minor3
Course for Minor3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Fourth Year
Fall
NFS 4744Principles of Foodservice Systems4
Language, Philosophy, Culture Core3
Upper Level Course for Minor3
Upper Level Course for Minor3
Elective (recommend NFS 4501 Careers in Food and Nutrition)1
 Semester Credit Hours14
Spring
NFS 4023Food Product Development3
NFS 4943Trends and Controversies in Nutrition and Food Sciences3
Course for Minor3
Course for Minor3
Elective2
 Semester Credit Hours14
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.