Minors

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English: A minor in English requires the completion of 18 semester hours with a
minimum grade of C in all courses in English, to include English 220, English
315, 316 or 321, 322, and at least 9 semester hours of English electives from
courses numbered 300 or above. A grade of C or better is required in each course.

History: 18 hrs. of History to include 6 hrs. of freshman and sophomore level
courses, and 12 hrs. in courses 300-level or above. A grade of C or better is
required in each course.

Sociology: 18 semester hrs. to include SOCI 151 and 15 semester hrs. to be chosen
from courses 300-level or above. A grade of C or better is required in each course.

Business Administration: ACCT 205, 206, BSAD 221, ECON 211 or ECON 255, MNGT 301,
and MKTG 300

Family and Consumer Sciences: FACS 131, 334, 461, 464, and
PSYC 204 and 301.

Humanities: 18 hours above Gen Ed requirements in the following curricula:
literature, fine arts, foreign languages, history, humanities, music (non-
performance courses), philosophy, or speech (non-performance). Because of
content, the following courses may be counted in the required 18 hours: GOVT
355, and MACO 499. A maximum of 9 hours of travel-study courses in any of
these curricula may be selected for the minor. At least 9 hours of the minor must
be taken in courses numbered 300 or above. Three hours above degree
requirements may be taken in the student’s major. This minor is available to all
students in all majors.

Social Sciences: 18 hours above General Education requirements in the following
curricula: Economics, Family and Consumers, Geography, Government, Mass
communication, Psychology, and Sociology. The total hours in the social sciences
minor (18) must include courses in at least three areas of the social sciences
outside the student’s major with a minimum of 9 hours in course numbered 300 or
above. A maximum of 9 hours of travel-study courses in any of these curricula
may be selected for the minor. Three hours above degree requirements may be
taken in the student’s major.

Foodservice Strategies and Operations Minor
The university offers a minor in Foodservice Strategies and Operations to prepare
students for professions in the areas of Foodservice Management (restaurants, long-term care, and other institutional foodservice arenas). Nutrition principles are part of the curriculum and will help the graduates apply healthy menu planning
and food preparation techniques in the food service industry or just in their
personal lives. Culinary Arts and Dietetics courses will provide students with an
understanding of foodservice principles and management. Individuals will learn
how to eat more well-balanced diets as well as ways to increase their physical
fitness and overall health for themselves and their families.
Students will earn the minor upon the successful completion of the following
courses:
DIET 111 DIET 200 CULA 231 CULA 338 CULA 442 CULA 492

Food and Nutrition
Applied Nutrition
Food, Beverage, and Labor Cost
Control 
Foodservice Inventory Selection, Procurement, and Control Menu
Design, Integration, and Promotion
Special Topics in Culinary Operations