Food Industry Compliance Management - B.S.
The Food Industry Compliance Management bachelor’s degree program provides a unique combination of food service, scientific, operational and management skills. The focus is on current commercial and noncommercial food safety and quality assurance compliance issues and solutions. The program also develops proficiency in developing HACCP systems and allergen awareness programs to ensure operational standards in compliance with local, state and federal codes and statues. Other areas of study include public health, food sustainability, purchasing strategies and logistics, organizational behavior, business management, critical thinking and leadership to prepare students for a career in food safety compliance and quality assurance management. The food and beverage industry is the largest U.S. employer besides the government. Admission to the program requires passing a national food safety manager exam that is recognized by the Conference for Food Protection.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Demonstrate a commitment to remaining current in the profession by obtaining and maintaining industry recognized certifications.
Effectively communicate food compliance standard practices to diverse audiences.
Create operational policies and procedures that will advance a food safety compliance culture.
Apply the major concepts and compliance practices to a variety of food production operations.
Analyze and interpret insights gained from decision-support tools and relevant sources to solve problems and improve organizational performance within the food service industry.
Food Industry Compliance Management
A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree
|Accounting for Hospitality Service Organizations
|Financial Management for Hospitality Service Organizations
|Microbiology for Food Professionals
|Introduction to the Food & Beverage Industry
|Food and Beverage Technology & Application Systems
|Medical Food Service
|Food & Beverage Human Resources
|Food Code and Policy
|Front of the House Operations Management
|Food Service and Hospitality Strategic Marketing
|Food and Beverage Strategies and Logistics
|Food Industry Compliance Capstone
|Determinants of Health
|Introduction to Public Health
|Foundations of Leadership Studies
|Choose 12 credits from the following:
|College of Hospitality Management Internship
|Directed Experiential Education D
Study Abroad Sa
|A&S Core Experience
|Communications Foundation Courses
|Rhetoric & Composition I
|Rhetoric & Composition II
Two ILS courses, one at the 2000 level and one at the 4000 level
|Arts and Humanities
|Ethics: A Global Perspective
One course from ART, HIST, HUM, LIT or REL
|A Survey of College Mathematics
|Sustainability Policy and Planning
One course from ANTH, GEND, LEAD, PSCI, PSYC, RES or SOC
|Introduction to Life Science
One course with an EASC attribute
|Free Electives #
|15 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university
D Directed Experiential Education (DEE) opportunities are based on project availability with community partners and student eligibility. For more information, visit Experiential Education & Career Services (EE&CS).
SaTo be eligible to count toward Applied/ Experiential Learning, a Study Abroad offering must meet certain requirements. Contact JWU Global to discuss eligible Study Abroad options for this degree program.
# In addition to classes, free elective credits may be applied to a number of options such as internship, study abroad, Directed Experiential Education courses and courses in a specialization or minor as relevant. For Accelerated Master's program students, up to three graduate-level courses may apply. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty advisor before scheduling free elective credits.
NOTE: Students must pass MATH0010 Pre-Algebra or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).
Note: Students must pass ENG0001 Writing Workshop or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in ILS 2000-level courses
In collaboration with academic colleges across all JWU campuses, JWU Global Study Abroad programs offer a variety of international options for major, minor, arts and sciences, and elective credit at many affordable price points for students during the academic year, break periods, and summer. Faculty-led, exchange, affiliate, and direct-enroll programs range in duration from one week to a full semester or full year. Financial aid may be applied and scholarships are available. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications. Where will you go?