Hospitality Management and Dietetics, Bachelor of Science (707P, 707)

Western Kentucky University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Bowling Green

About this program

Hospitality Management and Dietetics, Bachelor of Science (707P, 707)

The major in Hospitality Management and Dietetics program offers three distinct concentrations: (1) Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management, (2) Nutrition and Dietetics and (3) Food, Nutrition, and Wellness.

Admission requirements

International Admissions Requirements

  • A completed application (open WKU application for admission)
  • Minimum academic requirements: Freshmen: 2.5 GPA / Transfer:* 2.0 GPA
    • *Students with 24 or more earned hours of college credit
  • English proficiency requirements (one of the following):
    • TOEFL, IBT – 71
    • IELTS – 6.0
    • SAT Critical Reading – 450
    • SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing – 460
    • ELS – Level 109 PTE Academic – 52
    • DuoLingo - 100 DET for one-semester Pathway program; 90 DET for two-semester Pathway program
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Official Academic Records from schools attended with grades and any degrees/diplomas/certificates received. Should also include a literal English translation.
  • Financial Evidence of Supportmust be provided to obtain an I-20
  • Students transferring from within the US will need to fill out theTransfer-In Form

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

First Year


  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking and Communication
  • Food Science
  • World History I
  • World History II
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Colonnade - Arts & Humanities


  • Introduction to College Writing
  • Chemistry for the Health Sciences
  • General Mathematics
  • Food Service Sanitation

Second Year


  • Introduction to Literature
  • Hospitality Information Technology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology


  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introductory Accounting—Financial
  • Basic Marketing Concepts
  • Connections - Social & Cultural

Third Year


  • Cost Control in the Hospitality Industry
  • Life Stage Nutrition
  • Writing in the Disciplines
  • Connections - Local to Global


  • Professional Ethics & Issues Seminar
  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry

Fourth Year


  • Quality and Service Management in the Hospitality Industry
  • Exercise Physiology


  • Menu Planning and Purchasing
  • Application of Nutrition Theory and Research
  • Senior Seminar in Hospitality Management and Dietetics
  • Wellness and Fitness Assessment

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Fall 2021/Spring 2022 Semester

  • Resident: $5,496
  • Military Veteran/Dependent Resident: $5,496
  • Non-Resident (Domestic): $13,500
  • Non-Resident (International):$13,824

About this institute

Western Kentucky University

Founded in 1906, WKU is home to many highly-ranked and nationally-recognized academic programs such as business/management, journalism/broadcasting, engineering, computer sciences, social sciences, and public health, but it holds over 200 course programs that span the academic spectrum. More than 17,000...

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Contact info

Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd.
42101 Bowling Green Kentucky
United States of America (USA)

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