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 12 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:

               
1. Both of the following courses (6 credits):  
  ABM 100 Decision-making in the Agri-Food System 3
  FIM 220 Food Product Marketing 3
2. Two of the following courses (6 credits):  
  ABM 222 Agribusiness and Food Industry Sales (W) 3
  ABM 400 Public Policy Issues in the Agri-Food System 3
  ABM 422 Vertical Coordination in the Agri-Food System 3
  ABM 427 Global Agri-Food Industries and Markets 3
  ABM 435 Financial Management in the Agri-Food System 3
  ABM 437 Agribusiness STrategic Management (W) 3
  EEP 405 Corporate Environmental Management (W) 3
  FIM 335 Food Marketing Management 3
  FIM 415 Human Resource Management: Changes and Challenges 3
  FIM 439 Food Business Analysis and Strategic Planning (W) 3
  MKT 351 Retail Management 3
3. One of the following courses (3 credits):  
  ACC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
  ACC 230 Survey of Accounting Concepts 3
4. One of the following courses (3 credits):  
  ABM 437 Agribusiness Strategic Management (W) 3
  FIM 335 Food Marketing Management 3
  FIM 439 Food Business Analysis and Strategic Planning (W) 3
  GBL 323 Introduction to Business Law 3
  MGT 325 Management Skills and Processes 3
  MKT 327 Introduction to Marketing 3
  SCM 303 Introduction to Supply Chain Management 3
  Courses used to fulfill this requirement may not be used to fulfill requirement 2.  

 


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


Food Industry Management, MNUN (5407)

Required Credits: 18    Program Version: FS15

Requirement 1: Minor - Food Industry Management - Decision Making
Minor - Food Industry Management - Decision Making: 1 course from ABM100

Requirement 2: Minor - Food Industry Management - Food Product Marketing
Minor - Food Industry Management - Food Product Marketing: 1 course from FIM220

Requirement 3: Minor - Food Industry Management - Management
Minor - Food Industry Management - Management: 2 courses from ABM222, ABM400, ABM422, ABM427, ABM435, EEP405, FIM439, ABM437, FIM335, FIM415, MKT351

Requirement 4: Minor - Food Industry Management - Accounting
Minor - Food Industry Management - Accounting: 1 course from ACC201, ACC230

Requirement 5: Minor - Food Industry Management - Business Management
Minor - Food Industry Management - Business Management: 1 course from FIM335, FIM439, GBL323, MGT325, MKT327, ABM437, SCM303

Requirement 6
18 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.