Oct 07, 2022  
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
    
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Food and Nutrition Major, Food Service Management option B.A./B.S.


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The food service management option courses are designed to develop problem-solving skills and creative thinking in food service. During the completion of this option, the students will be provided opportunities to complete food service certifications. Certifications have proven to be an important key element for developing professionalism in the food service industry and a way of recognizing employees and reducing turnover. Nationally recognized certifications will be offered.

Admission Requirements

All applicants must first seek admission to the University by completing an application, having official transcripts of high school and other universities and colleges sent to the University of Southern Indiana, and completing all other University admission requirements. Applicants with a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average may be admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition program.

Food and Nutrition Degree Requirements


A candidate for the Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition degree must meet the general requirements for graduation as outlined in this bulletin and successfully complete the food and nutrition courses required for the major area of study.

Summary of food and nutrition degree program requirements:

  • completion of the University Core Curriculum requirements as outlined in this bulletin: a minimum of 50 hours. Specific requirements for the University Core Curriculum component of each option area are noted in the section following;
  • complete required nutrition core courses: 29 hours;
  • complete 29-38 hours in one of the option areas;
  • a minimum of 124 hours;
  • a minimum of 30 hours must be taken from the University of Southern Indiana;
  • a minimum of 39 hours of 300/400-level credit hours;
  • obtain an average of 2.0 grade point average or better on all work taken at the University of Southern Indiana; and
  • achieve a grade of C or better in all core nutrition courses.

Dietetics students also must achieve a grade of C or better in BIOL 121 , BIOL 122 , and CHEM 261 , CHEM 262 .

Food Service Management Option Courses (32 hours)


Note(s):


Many of the courses required for the Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition degree are available online to distance education students.

Sample Food and Nutrition Curriculum - Food Service Management Option


First Year


Spring Semester (16 hours)


Second Year


Fall Semester (16-17 hours)


Spring Semester (16 hours)


Third Year


Fall Semester (15 hours)


Spring Semester (15 hours)


Fourth Year


Fall Semester (15 hours)


Note(s):


*University Core Curriculum courses

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