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  Jan 23, 2018
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Food Systems Management, BTAS, Lake Campus (GPS)


This plan outlines a four-year path to graduation. You are expected to satisfy all “success marker” courses, grades, and GPAs as specified. For part-time students and students needing to complete background material, this schedule represents the order in which courses should be taken. This suggested plan to four-year graduation does not replace regular advising appointments. Some course offerings may change.

Total: 14 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS:  Minimum GPA 2.0

Spring One


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS:  Complete ENG 1100 with a grade of C or better; Minimum GPA 2.0

Fall Two


Total: 17 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS:  Complete at least 30 semester hours; Minimum GPA 2.0

Total: 13 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS:  Complete at least 60 semester hours with a minimum 2.0 GPA overall; ENG 1100 (with a grade of C or better) and 3 CORE courses

Fall Three


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS:  Minimum GPA 2.0

Spring Three


  • APS Elective (3000-4000 level) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • APS Elective (3000-4000 level) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Element 4 Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Element 5 Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Additional Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS:  Minimum GPA 2.0

Fall Four


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS:  Minimum GPA 2.0

Spring Four


  • APS Elective (3000-4000 level) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • APS Elective (3000-4000 level) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective Credit Hour(s): 2

Total: 14 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS:  Minimum GPA 2.0

Notes:


A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 must be earned at Wright State in order to be eligible for graduation.

Campus Contact Information


Wright State University - Lake Campus
Food Science Program
7600 Lake Campus Drive
Celina, OH 45822
(419) 586-0300

email: courtney.simons@wright.edu
Academic Advising: mark.hibner@wright.edu
Web: http://lake.wright.edu/academics/engineering-mathematics-and-science-academic-unit/food-systems-management

Program Description


The Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies (BTAS) with concentration in Food Systems Management prepares students to manage food processing operations. A systems approach allows students to understand and provide leadership in the whole operation of the food business including purchasing, production, sales and marketing, customer relations, and food regulation. At the end of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Supervise and direct production and quality assurance teams
  2. Collaborate with sales and marketing in product and process development
  3. Provide technical support and advice to functional groups
  4. Work with regulatory bodies to improve and maintain food safety standards and quality systems

Career Opportunities


Food Scientist/Technologist
Product Development Specialist
Food Safety Manager
Operations Manager
Plant Manager
Quality Control/Assurance Manager
Technical Sales Manager