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Food Service Administration Option

Food Service Administration

The option in Food Service Administration is for students who want careers in food service marketing or in managing food service in schools, hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, corporations, hospitals, and long-term care facilities. Students complete the basic core requirements and take advanced courses in quantity food production, managing food-service systems, and institutional organization and management. They supplement this concentration with elective courses in business, agribusiness, and food science.

Learning Goals:

Upon completion of the Food Service Administration option, graduates will:

  • Have a foundational knowledge of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of food and nutrients.
  • Be able to plan, organize, and supervise foodservice facilities in for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
  • Be able to use food product information and financial management principles when planning menus.
Course List for Food Service Administration Option (42k PDF)