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  Jan 23, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Food Systems Management, BTAS (3 yr) (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: 17 Credit Hours

Spring One

Total: 16 Credit Hours

Summer One

Total: 9 Credit Hours

Total: 18 Credit Hours

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Summer Two

Total: 9 Credit Hours

Fall Three

Total: 18 Credit Hours

Total: 18 Credit Hours

Summer Three

Total: 3 Credit Hours

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 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 Studies Manager

Campus Contact Information

Wright State University - Lake Campus
Food Science Program
7600 Lake Campus Drive
Celina, OH 45822

Academic Advising:
Website: www.wright/lake/foodscience