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AHS Food, Nutrition, and Wellness Concentration

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


     HMD 151 Food Science

     HMD 152 Food Service Sanitation

     HMD 211 Human Nutrition

     HMD 251 Commercial Food Preparation

     HMD 252 Hospitality Information Systems

     HMD 312 Professional Ethics for Family Life


     IDFM 321  Professional Ethics and Issues Seminar

     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 360 Advanced Nutrition

     HMD 361 Life Stage 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 465 Community Nutrition

     ACCT 200 Introductory Accounting

    MKT 220 Basic Marketing Concepts

     PE 311 Exercise Physiology

     PH 390 Wellness and Fitness Assessment

     Two designated electives chosen from an approved list


     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.

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

Accreditations achieved within the Applied Human Sciences Department

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) - Nutrition & Dietetic Undergraduate and Graduate programs

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - Early Childhood Education Associate Degree

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) - Interior Design program


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 Last Modified 2/15/19