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.
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.