Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Food Industry Management

Program:
Minor in Food Industry Management
Program Code:
5407 Food Industry Management
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
FS15
Department:
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Food Industry Management

The Minor in Food Industry management is designed to serve students with majors in other fields who are interested in careers in the food industry.  The primary educational objective of the minor is to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of business management in relation to the food industry.

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor's degree programs at Michigan State University other than the Bachelor of Science degree program with a major in food industry management.  The minor is administered by the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.

At least 9 credits counted towards the requirements for this minor must be unique. Unique credits must not be used to fulfill another university, college, or major requirement in the student's program.

Requirements for the Minor in Food Industry Management

The student must complete 15 credits from the following:

1. All of the following courses (9 credits):
AFRE 100 Decision-making in the Agri-Food System 3
AFRE 203 Data Analysis for the Agri-Food System 3
AFRE 240 Food Product Marketing 3
2. One of the following courses (3 credits):
AFRE 340 Food Marketing Research and Analytics 3
AFRE 440 Food Marketing Management 3
3. One of the following courses (3 credits):
AFRE 222 Agribusiness and Food Industry Sales 3
AFRE 300 Public Policy Issues in the Agri-Food System 3
AFRE 303 Managerial Economics 3
AFRE 322 Organization of the Agri-Food Systems 3
AFRE 327 Global Agri-Food Industries and Markets 3
AFRE 340 Food Marketing Research and Analytics 3
AFRE 440 Food Marketing Management 3
AFRE 445 Strategic Management for Food and Agribusiness Firms (W) 3
AFRE 490 Independent study in Agricultural Food and Resource Economics 3
Agricultural Food and Resource Economics 340 and 440 may be used to fulfill requirement 3. if not used to fulfill requirement 2.