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Interdisciplinary Minor in Food Industry Management

Program code IFIQ
This minor provides a platform for students to integrate business principles with applied food management courses.  Areas of study in the minor include food products marketing, food supply chain and cost management, food safety management, food law and policy.

Program of Study

21 credits: at least 12 credits must be 300 level or above; at least 12 credits must be AREC courses


  1. AREC 202: Agricultural and Resource Economics
  2. AREC: 311: Agricultural Products Marketing

Optional AREC – choose at least 2:

  1. AREC 305: Agricultural and Resource Enterprise Analysis
  2. AREC 325: Personnel Management in Agriculture
  3. AREC 375: Agricultural Law
  4. AREC 328 or AREC 428 – not both: Small Agribusiness Management or Agricultural Business Management
  5. AREC 478: Agricultural Policy

Food Industry Concentration – outside AREC electives – choose at least 3

  1. FTEC 110: Food: From Farm to Table
  2. FTEC 400: Food Safety
  3. RRM 311: Food Service Systems-Operations
  4. RRM 311: Food Service Systems-Production and Purchasing
  5. RRM 330: Alcohol Beverage Control and Management
  6. RRM 345: Food, Beverage, and Labor Cost Control
  7. RRM/NRRT 460: Event and Conference Planning
  8. HORT 100: Horticultural Science
  9. MGT 301: Supply Chain Management


Undergraduate Coordinators

Marshall Frasier
Agricultural and Resource Economics

Kellie Enns
Agricultural Education

Undergraduate Advisors

Aubriel Jones

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