Applied Science (Food and Nutrition Entrepreneurship), BAS

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This program's name has changed, effective Fall 2020. The previous name was Applied Science (Food Service Management).

The BAS degree program with a concentration in food and nutrition entrepreneurship is designed to complement and enhance the educational preparation of students holding an AAS degree in culinary or hospitality science.

The BAS degree program with a concentration in food and nutrition entrepreneurship complements and enhances the educational preparation of students holding an AAS degree in culinary or hospitality science, diet technology or sustainable food systems.

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Applied Science (Food and Nutrition Entrepreneurship), BAS

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Admission requirements

Students applying to this program must have completed an Associate of Applied Science degree. This program is not available to freshmen.

Career outlook

This degree program prepares students for careers in food production, service, management and marketing. With additional education or professional training, students may also become credentialed as:

  • certified dietary managers
  • registered sanitarians
  • school food service and nutrition specialists

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Chefs and Head Cooks 6.4%$53,380
Community Health Workers 15.2%$42,000
Food Scientists and Technologists4.4%$73,450
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 5.9%$34,570
Lodging Managers-11.7%$56,670
Cooks, Private Household-6.3%$32,630
Cooks, Restaurant 23.1%$28,800
Food Service Managers0.6%$56,590
Cooks, All Other3.5%$30,460

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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