DFMH

Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising and Hospitality Minors

Minor in Nutrition: 18 s.h.

  1. NUTR 109, 209, 305, 404: 13 s.h.
  2. Select 5 s.h. from the following courses: 5 s.h.
    NUTR 300, 303, 306, 400, 405, 408, 450 (Sports Nutrition), 450 (Weight Management), 450 (Healthy Cooking)

Minor in Fashion Merchandising: 17 s.h.

  1. ATM 170, 270, 272: 8 s.h.
  2. Select 9 s.h. from the following courses: 9 s.h.
    ATM 171, 172, 273, 274, 276, 370, 372, 373, 374, 375, 378, 470, 471, 472, 474, 476

Minor in Hospitality Management: 16–18 s.h.

  1. Select 10–12 s.h. from the following courses: 10–12 s.h. HM 150, 151, 159*, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 359
  2. Select 6 s.h. from the following courses: 6 s.h. NUTR 300, HM 354, 358**, 452, 455, 456

*Required of students who do not have adequate work experience in the hospitality industry. Student should complete this course early in their program.

**No more than 3 s.h. of HM 358 may count toward the Hospitality Management minor.

Interdisciplinary Minor in Event Planning & Management (DFMH & RPTA ) 23-24 s.h.

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Academic Adviser: Cheryl Hutchins (DFMH), Ms. Keri Allison (RPTA)

Event and event-associated industries have experienced tremendous growth in recent years. Because of the growing number of private events, meetings, conferences and festivals added to the U.S. market every year, many professional sources state that the number of events and event-associated jobs added in the U.S. market will continue to grow (International Festivals and Events Association, 2010; Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012). Western Illinois University has created an interdisciplinary minor in Event Planning & Management to better position students to benefit from the growing need for qualified event planning professionals in private, non-profit, and commercial sectors. 

The Event Planning & Management Minor is open to any degree-seeking student at Western Illinois University. This minor is well-suited for students interested in the fields of festivals, events, hospitality, tourism, and recreation programming. Students interested in obtaining careers in a wide variety of settings, such as park districts, convention and visitors bureaus, resorts, entertainment and sport venues, hotels and convention centers, camps and many others will benefit greatly from the knowledge and applied experiences they will gain through this minor.