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BAS in Culinary Science and Food Service Management

Bachelor of Applied Sciences (BAS) in Culinary Science and Food Service Management is a degree program that has been developed by Texas Woman’s University in collaboration with community colleges to fulfill the growing demand of Chef-Managers and Chef-Scientists.

TWU undergraduates who major in Culinary Science and Food Service Management will focus on academic areas of food service management, food science, and nutrition in combination with the discipline of Culinary Science.  Facilities available are the Food Prep/Food Science Lab, Culinary Lab, Product Development and Fry Lab, Sensory Evaluation Lab, and Analytical Lab.  This program will enable the student to have a valuable degree that will result in maximizing career opportunities in the culinary arts and the food industry.

Suggested Course Sequence for this program:

A Degree Partnership Program in Culinary Science

Associate of Applied Sciences (AAS) in Culinary Arts to Bachelor of Applied Sciences (BAS) in Culinary Science and Food Service Management

Complement your Culinary Arts training with skills of food science and foodservice systems management to earn a higher salary!

Earn this new degree in about two years after completing an Associate of Applied Sciences in Culinary Arts from a Community College.

Career options include:

  • Research Chef or Chef Scientist or Chef Manager
  • Foodservice administrators in hospitals or schools
  • Foodservice managers
  • Business owner/entrepreneur

Contact Information

Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Erma Nieto, Director
940-898 -3188

page updated 3/20/2015 11:57 AM

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NFS Happenings

  • DPD Announcement
  • Summer Nutrition Culinary Camp
  • NFS Exit Exam Dates 
  • NFS appoints Dr K Shane Broughton as Chair effective July 2014
  • MS Capstone Course available in lieu of Exit Exam
  • NFS graduates and faculty recognized at TAND 
  • NFS PhD Graduate Appointed Deputy Director of Nutrition in Washington DC

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