Online Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition Entrepreneurship
Are you passionate about innovating at the intersection of food and nutrition? Arizona State University’s Bachelor of Science in food and nutrition entrepreneurship prepares you for a wide variety of careers in the culinary sector, ranging from marketing and management to research and development. Upon graduation, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge, skills and experience needed to launch entrepreneurial food ventures, innovate the delivery of new products and contribute to sustainable food systems.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5-15
Total credit hours: 120
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A food and nutrition degree for entrepreneurs
A food entrepreneur is someone who nurtures a passion for food and nutrition to design, launch and run a new business. An aspiring food entrepreneur may have an innovative idea about food creation or delivery. They pair their knowledge of food and nutrition with a robust business plan to execute their vision.
This food and nutrition degree prepares you to tackle ongoing challenges in the field as a food entrepreneur. These challenges include banning plastic, managing inventory, labeling food, preparing for eCommerce and more. This degree also teaches you how to find innovative solutions to these challenges, leaving you ready to revolutionize the food industry and contribute to a growing field.
Focus your studies to fit your career path with one of three tracks
In this food and nutrition degree, you’ll learn how to develop an online presence backed by evidence-based principles and explore routes for innovation in food and nutrition through research and development. You’ll also study a variety of topics, such as business and entrepreneurship, food manufacturing, sustainability and more.
Additionally, you can customize this food and nutrition degree to hone your passions, interests and career goals with one of three specialized tracks. Each track includes 18 credits, or six classes, that emphasize each topic respectively. Available tracks include:
Food and nutrition entrepreneurship courses
This food and nutrition degree’s curriculum covers a wide range of topics, such as agriculture, food, health, leadership, management, marketing, nutrition and more. Coursework provides you with the opportunity to develop transferable skills for careers in the food industry, some of which haven't been created yet.
CHM 101: Introductory Chemistry (SQ)
BIO 201: Human Anatomy and Physiology I (SG)
BIO 160: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (SQ)
NTR 351: Nutrition Communication (L)
CHS 300: An Exploration of Well-Being (SB)
CHS 100: Optimizing Your Health and Performance (SB)
NTR 142: Applied Food Principles
NTR 344: Nutrition Management and Leadership (L)
The jobs you could get with a food and nutrition degree for entrepreneurs
Upon graduating from this food and nutrition degree, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to address significant challenges in the food industry. By understanding nutrition principles and gaining business acumen, you’ll be prepared for a variety of diverse roles in this expansive industry. Career examples include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
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