B.S. in Food and Nutrition in Business and Industry

If you are interested in the business side of the food manufacturing, distribution or service management industries, TWU’s B.S. in Food and Nutrition in Business and Industry is the major for you. While taking courses such as food science, sensory evaluation and food product development, you will also select a minor and learn about areas of management, marketing, human resources or chemistry.

This program is offered at our Denton campus, with a few courses available online.

Careers & Salaries

Earning your Food and Nutrition in Business and Industry degree opens opportunities to you in both the commercial and non-commercial food service sector, such as:

  • Nutrition analysis and labeling
  • Food product development
  • Food industry management, marketing and sales
  • Quality control and assurance
  • Food safety

Salaries in these professions vary widely. Payscale.com currently lists a median annual income of $41,000 for food service managers and $62,000 for food safety managers.

Why Food and Nutrition in Business and Industry at TWU?

TWU’s Food and Nutrition in Business and Industry curriculum keeps up with changes in the food industry. Our faculty members are experts in their fields. They know the local industry leaders and invite these professionals into the classroom, allowing you to interact and establish contacts.

This degree program highlights experiential learning – or learning by doing – and includes internships as well as site visits to local food service operations. Plus, our state-of-the art food science laboratories contain the newest equipment, giving you hands-on experience that will be valuable in the job market.

Program Requirements

This program requires 120 hours. Upper-level courses focus on nutrition, food service management, science, business, food science and computer applications. An internship is not required, but highly recommended.

A minor is also required. Suggested minors include management, marketing, business administration, human resources or psychology. You will need to declare your minor with the academic advisor of the related department by no later than the end of your sophomore year.

See full program requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

As a full-time student, you can complete the coursework for this degree within four years.

How To Apply

See the Admissions Office for admission requirements and application information.

For more information

Sherry Vanatta, M.S., RDN, LD
Undergraduate Advisor
940-898-2468