Certificate in Food Entrepreneurship

Certificate Level: Undergraduate
Admission Requirements: High School Diploma
Certificate Type: Certificate
Number of Credits to Completion: 19.0
Instructional Delivery: Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 12.0509

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 11-9051

About the Program

This program prepares undergraduate students to design and launch a new food product or concept from initial consumer research and conceptualization, through the development and testing of a value proposition and business model. The certificate can be taken on its own or as an adjunct to degree studies in business, entrepreneurship, nutrition, hospitality, or related fields. Both consumer packaged goods and foodservice offerings are considered.

Program Requirements

CULA 115Culinary Fundamentals3.0
ENTP 105Entrepreneurial Thinking3.0
ENTP 205Ready, Set, Fail3.0
ENTP 440Launch It!: Early Stage3.0
FDSC 154Science of Food and Cooking4.0
FDSC 350Experimental Foods: Product Development3.0
Total Credits19.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
ENTP 1053.0CULA 1153.0ENTP 4403.0
FDSC 1544.0ENTP 2053.0FDSC 3503.0
 7 6 6
Total Credits 19
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