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Nutrition and Food Science, Food Industry Concentration, B.S.


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615-898-2091
Janet Colson, program director
Janet.Colson@mtsu.edu

The major in Nutrition and Food Science with a concentration in Food Industry is designed to provide students with a background in all areas of foods, from production to consumption. The courses will provide a background in the scientific and artistic aspects of culinology, food safety, and food systems management.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Nutrition and Food Science, Food Industry Concentration, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 53 hours
Auxiliary Course 4 hours*
Optional Minor 15-18 hours
Electives (if minor chosen) 4-11
TOTAL 120 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following course required by the program meets General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (53 hours)


Nutrition and Food Science (15 hours)


Auxiliary Course (4 hours)


Optional Minor (15-18 hours)


Electives (4-11 hours)


  • Hours will change if minor selected

Curriculum: Nutrition and Food Science, Food Industry


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman Fall


Subtotal: 14 Hours


Freshman Spring


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Sophomore Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Sophomore Spring


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Subtotal: 15 hours


Junior Spring


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Spring


  • Optional minor/electives 9 credit hours
  • Major elective 3 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours


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