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Food Services

Why Minor in Food Services?

A minor in food services emphasizes the importance of marketing, management, nutrition, quantity food service, food preparation, food science and menu design. It is available for students wanting a career in event planning or restaurant and bar management. To ensure student success after graduations, faculty focus on implementing hands-on experiences in the classroom with projects like establishing financial plans for a successful food service operation business.

After taking the required courses, student can customize this minor from pre-approved electives. For a list of required courses, visit the academic catalog.

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