University of Guelph 2003-2004 Diploma Program Calendar

X--Associate Diploma Programs, Associate Diploma in Food, Nutrition and Risk Management

The Food, Nutrition and Risk Management Diploma provides students with a solid foundation in food and nutrition, food processing and safety, and in risk management issues. The combination of courses covering these topics plus a field placement experience allows students to graduate with a flexibility to move between careers in the health care and the food industry sectors. Career opportunities can be found in: food service management in health care, long term care and commercial facilities; food and equipment sales; nutrition education and in nutrition counseling for wellness. Food industry positions can be found in: quality assurance; product development; food inspection and in food production.

Required Courses

Semester 1 - Fall

DAGR*1600 [0.50] Applied Mathematics

DAGR*1610 [0.50] Computer Applications

DFN*1020 [0.50] Food Preparation and Theory

DFN*1060 [0.50] Introduction to Nutrition

DFN*1190 [0.50] Introduction to Food Processing

DFN*1200 [0.50] Safe Food Handling

Semester 2 - Winter

DAGR*2600 [0.50] Communication Skills

DFN*2020 [0.50] Nutrition and Health

DFN*2130 [0.50] Food Cost Control

DFN*2140 [0.50] Introduction to Food Service

DFN*2200 [0.50] Food Service Design and Equipment

DFN*2250 [0.50] Food Microbiology

Semester 3 - Fall

DAGR*4600 [0.50] Human Resource Management

DFN*3030 [0.50] Nutrition in Health and Disease

DFN*3070 [0.50] Food Chemistry

DFN*3200 [0.50] Catering Management

1.00 elective credits

Semester 4 - Winter

DFN*4010 [0.50] Advanced Nutrition and Disease

DFN*4030 [0.50] Food, Beverage, Labour Cost Control

DFN*4250 [0.00] Field Placement

DFN*4110 [0.50] Product Development and Marketing

DFN*4200 [0.50] Management Case Study

1.00 elective credits


DFN*2420 [0.50] Cultural Food Practices

DFN*2440 [0.50] Sensory Evaluation

DFN*4070 [0.50] Advanced Topics in Food Processing

DFN*4160 [0.50] Food Biotechnology

DFN*4170 [0.50] Food Hazard Analysis

DFN*4210 [0.50] Nutrition Myths and Facts

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Last revised: 14 May 2003

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