Western Kentucky University

FACS Food, Nutrition, and Wellness Concentration

 

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Family and Consumer Sciences

1906 College Heights Blvd #11037

Bowling Green, KY  42101-1037

270-745-4352 (phone)

270-745-3999 (fax)

lauri.warden@wku.edu (e-mail)

PROGRAM FOCUS: This option helps prepare students for careers in extension services, community food programs, foodservice management, wellness programs, pahraceutical sales, and quality control or public relations for the food industry. (PLEASE NOTE: This option does NOT meet requirements leading to status as a registered dietitian.) Comprehensive Major, no minor required.

REQUIRED COURSES

     HMD 211 Human Nutrition

     HMD 151 Food Science

     HMD 152 Food Service Sanitation

     HMD 251 Commercial Food Preparation

     HMD 252 Hospitality Information Systems

     HMD 261 Advanced Nutrition

     HMD 311 Family Relations

     HMD 351 Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 353 Menu Planning and Purchasing 

     HMD 354 Cost Control and Financial Analysis in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 361 Life Stage Nutrition

     HMD 362 Medical Nutrition Therapy I

     HMD 365 Community Nutrition

     HMD 452 Quality and Service Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 459 Senior Seminar in HMD

     HMD 461 Application of Nutrition Theory and Research

     HMD 462 Medical Nutrition Therapy II

     ACCT 200 Introductory Accounting

     MGT 210 Organization and Management

     MKT 220 Basic Marketing Concepts

     PE 311 Exercise Physiology

     PH 390 Wellness and Fitness Assessment

     Designated Elective (selected with advisor)

One of the following:

     HMD 364 Sports Nutrition

     HMD 368 Dietary and Herbal Supplements

OTHER SPECIFIC GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES REQUIRED:

     CHEM 109 Chemistry for the Health Sciences

     BIOL 131 Anatomy and Physiology

The designated elective provides an opportunity to expand knowledge and skills in an area of interest to each student. This area might include statistics, biomedical ethics, child psychology, community health, folklore and medicine, and other topics.

NOTE: A grade of "C" or better is required in all above major courses.

For more information, please contact the department by phone (270-745-4352) or e-mail (lauri.warden@wku.edu).

 Last Modified 7/22/13