The Food Systems concentration provides students with the background necessary for understanding the complex challenges associated with global food systems and the broad range of impacts on public health and the environment.

Effective Fall 2021

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
FSHN 150Survey of Human Nutrition 3
FTEC 110Food-From Farm to Table 3
MATH 117College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)1B1
MATH 118College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)1B1
MATH 125Numerical Trigonometry (GT-MA1)1B1
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)3C3
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology (GT-SS3)3C3
Select one group from the following: 4
Group A:
  
Principles of Animal Biology (GT-SC2)3A 
Animal Biology Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A 
Group B:
  
Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A 
Select one group from the following: 5-8
Group A:
  
Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)3A 
Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A 
Group B:
  
General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)3A 
General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)3A 
General Chemistry II  
Diversity and Global Awareness3E3
 Total Credits 30-33
Sophomore
 
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology 4
BMS 302Laboratory in Principles of Physiology 2
CHEM 245Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry 4
CHEM 246Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1
FSHN 300Food Principles and Applications 3
FSHN 301Food Principles and Applications Laboratory 2
OT 215Medical Terminology 1
SPCM 200Public Speaking 3
Select one course from the following: 3
Plants and Civilizations (GT-SS3)3E 
Foundations of Environmental Sustainability  
Food Justice  
Arts and Humanities3B3
Historical Perspectives3D3
Elective 3
 Total Credits 32
Junior
 
BC 351Principles of Biochemistry 4
FSHN 350Human Nutrition 3
FTEC 400Food Safety 3
LIFE 205Microbial Biology 3
LIFE 206Microbial Biology Laboratory 2
RRM 400Food and Society 3
STAT 201 or 204General Statistics (GT-MA1)
Statistics With Business Applications (GT-MA1)
1B3
Select one course from the following: 3
Writing Arguments (GT-CO3)2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences (GT-CO3)2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Social Sciences (GT-CO3)2 
Strategic Writing and Communication (GT-CO3)2 
Arts and Humanities3B3
Elective 0-3
 Total Credits 27-30
Senior
 
FSHN 360Nutrition Assessment 2
FSHN 386APracticum: Food Service Management 2
FSHN 428Nutrition Teaching and Counseling Techniques 3
FSHN 450Medical Nutrition Therapy 5
FSHN 451Community Nutrition 3
FSHN 455Food Systems--Impact on Health/Food Security4B2
FSHN 459Nutrition in the Life Cycle4A3
FSHN 470Integrative Nutrition and Metabolism 3
FSHN 492Seminar in Dietetics and Nutrition4C2
Elective1 3
 Total Credits 28
 Program Total Credits: 120
Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
FSHN 150Survey of Human NutritionX  3
MATH 117College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)X 1B1
MATH 118College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)X 1B1
MATH 125Numerical Trigonometry (GT-MA1)  1B1
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)  3C3
Select one group from the following:   4
Group A:
    
Principles of Animal Biology (GT-SC2)X 3A 
Animal Biology Laboratory (GT-SC1)X 3A 
Group B:
    
Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)X 3A 
If taking CHEM 111, CHEM 112, CHEM 113 sequence   5
General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)X 3A 
General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)X 3A 
 Total Credits   15-16
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)X 1A3
FTEC 110Food-From Farm to Table   3
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology (GT-SS3)  3C3
Select one group from the following:   3-5
Group A:
    
Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)X 3A 
Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1)X 3A 
Group B:
    
General Chemistry IIX   
Diversity and Global Awareness  3E3
 Total Credits   15-17
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 245Fundamentals of Organic ChemistryX  4
CHEM 246Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry LaboratoryX  1
FSHN 300Food Principles and Applications X 3
FSHN 301Food Principles and Applications Laboratory X 2
OT 215Medical Terminology   1
Select one course from the following:   3
Plants and Civilizations (GT-SS3)  3E 
Foundations of Environmental Sustainability    
Food Justice    
Arts and Humanities X3B3
 Total Credits   17
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BMS 300Principles of Human PhysiologyX  4
BMS 302Laboratory in Principles of PhysiologyX  2
SPCM 200Public Speaking   3
Historical Perspectives  3D3
Elective   3
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BC 351Principles of BiochemistryX  4
FTEC 400Food Safety   3
Select one course from the following:   3
Writing Arguments (GT-CO3)  2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences (GT-CO3)  2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Social Sciences (GT-CO3)  2 
Strategic Writing and Communication (GT-CO3)  2 
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Elective   0-3
 Total Credits   13-16
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
FSHN 350Human Nutrition   3
LIFE 205Microbial Biology X 3
LIFE 206Microbial Biology Laboratory X 2
RRM 400Food and Society   3
Select one course from the following:   3
General Statistics (GT-MA1)  1B 
Statistics With Business Applications (GT-MA1)  1B 
 Total Credits   14
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
FSHN 386APracticum: Food Service Management   2
FSHN 450Medical Nutrition Therapy   5
FSHN 451Community Nutrition   3
FSHN 455Food Systems--Impact on Health/Food SecurityX 4B2
FSHN 459Nutrition in the Life Cycle  4A3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
FSHN 360Nutrition AssessmentX  2
FSHN 428Nutrition Teaching and Counseling TechniquesX  3
FSHN 470Integrative Nutrition and MetabolismX  3
FSHN 492Seminar in Dietetics and NutritionX 4C2
ElectiveX  3
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   13
 Program Total Credits:   120