This option prepares professionals to work in food and food related industries at the interface of nutrition, food, and business. The fundamentals of nutrition, the science of food, and business prepare students for positions in test kitchens of food companies, product development in the food industry, public relations, pharmaceutical companies, the supermarket industry, and in research.
Upon completion of the Nutrition, Food, and Business option, graduates will:
- Have a foundational knowledge of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of food and nutrients.
- Apply their knowledge of food chemistry to food safety and cooking techniques
- Create innovative recipes to improve nutrient density and palatability of new food products.