Hospitality and Food Service Management


If you are interested in working in management positions in food services facilities in resorts, hospitals, restaurants, or anywhere food is served, then the Hospitality and Food Service Management concentration is for you! This concentration is designed to prepare students for management careers in the hospitality industry and related sectors.


Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences
Concentration: Hospitality and Food Service Management

Curriculum and Sample Four-Year Plan


The Hospitality and Food Service Management concentration includes studying:

  • Food Service Systems
  • Quantity Food Management
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Sanitation
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Events Planning
  • Culinary Arts

This concentration provides the opportunity for students to acquire those skills that are necessary to operate and manage a multitude of food service operations. The curriculum enables students to develop their managerial, functional, operational, and analytical capabilities to maximize their success in hospitality and food service management industry. An important component of the curriculum which contributes to professional development is supervised field experience. This experience offers students a means of gaining valuable hands-on experience
that further prepares them for a dynamic career in the industry.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a growth in the accommodation and food services industry of 1 million jobs (an increase of 9%). Due to increase in population and increased desire to eat out, the increase is expected to see the greatest in food service. Graduates of this program will be prepared to work in entry-level management positions of the hospitality industry.



For more information contact:


Lori Littleton, Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
The University of Tennessee at Martin
330D Gooch Hall
Martin, TN 38238-5045
(731) 881-7107


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