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Nutrition Management Specialization
Associate of Applied Science Degree

Purpose: The curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry-level management positions in nutrition-related food service settings. Opportunities include delivery of nutrition services to schools, nursing homes, assisted living and retirement communities, hospitals, restaurants, wellness facilities and community nutrition programs. The curriculum specializes in the nutritional aspects of food and food service in the hospitality industry.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
DIT 121 Nutrition I 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1,2HRI 120 Principles of Food Preparation 4
HRI 158 Sanitation and Safety 3
3MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I 3
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   17
2nd Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3
CST 110 Intro to Communication 3
DIT 122 Nutrition II 3
HRI 138 Commercial Food Production Management 3
ITE 115 Intro to Computer Applications & Concepts 3
5PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
Total   16
3rd Semester
HRI 225 Menu Planning and Dining Room Service 3
HRI 255 Human Resources Management & Training for Hospitality & Tourism 3
HRI 251 Food & Beverage Cost Control I 3
6___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
5PED/RPK Elective 1
7___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   16
4th Semester
DIT 221 Therapeutic Nutrition 4
HRI 215 Food Purchasing 3
1HRI 256 Principles & Applications of Catering 3
8HRI Elective 3
7___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   16
Total credits for the Nutrition Management Specialization=65

1 Special requirement for food laboratories: A white or classic chef uniform is the financial responsibility of the student.

2 May substitute HRI 106 and HRI 107.

3 Students who are planning to transfer to another college or university should select a math course that is equivalent to the transfer school's requirement.

4 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

5 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

6 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.

7 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives. Students who are planning to transfer to another college or university should select social science courses that will meet the other institution’s requirement.

8 Preapproved electives can be selected from any course offered with the HRI and DIT prefix. See an academic advisor for alternative procedures.