Mar 27, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Ecology, Food Systems Administration Concentration, B.S.H.E.

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(Leading to the Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology Degree)

The School of Human Ecology offers two nutrition-related concentrations. Nutrition and Dietetics is the accredited dietetic curriculum which prepares students to be eligible to enter a dietetic internship program: part of the process to becoming a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN). Registered Dietitian/Nutritionists work in health care, community health agencies, sports nutrition, research and food management. The Food Systems Administration curriculum prepares students for careers in food service and production, food research, food science, and other management opportunities within the food industry.


Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year


1. To be eligible to complete endorsement to become a School Nutrition Supervisor in Tennessee, the following courses must be taken:
  a. Take HEC 4252 instead of HEC 4995.
  b. Enroll in 18 total credits of Education, Psychology or Sociology- See advisor for suggested courses. 
  c. Successfully complete BGMT 3630, ACCT 2110, HEC 4242, HEC 2020 and MATH 1530.
2. To be eligible to apply for an Environmental Health Specialist in Tennessee, twenty-four (24) credits in natural sciences are required. See advisor for suggested courses.
3. NOTE:

This curriculum DOES NOT meet accreditation content requirements to complete the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD); therefore students in the Food Systems

Administration curriculum are NOT eligible to complete requirements to become a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN).

4 AGHE 1020 not required for transfer students with more than 12 hours.


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