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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - DIE6127
Tracking Number - 5244

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2016-07-01
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: In review by OGS. For Nutrition and Dietetics Conc in MPH. Pre-req does not exist. Emailed 3/11/16. Emailed again 5/8/16 Course restriction. Updated pre-req. Approved 5/10/16 To USF Sys 5/18/16; to SCNS after 5/25/16. Apprd eff 7/1/16

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2015-07-06
  2. Department:
  3. College: PH
  4. Budget Account Number: 640500
  5. Contact Person: Lauri Wright
  6. Phone: 8139748261
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: DIE
  9. Number: 6127
  10. Full Title: Principles of Leadership and Management of Food and Nutrition
  11. Credit Hours: 2
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?: N
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Foodservice Management
  19. Course Online?: O - Online (100% online)
  20. Percentage Online: 100
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites:
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Course equips students with leadership and management skills needed to establish and maintain effective food and nutrition programs. Food service and clinical nutrition management is addressed so students can adapt to a changing healthcare environment

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed for accreditation
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? This course is part of the accredited MPH/Dietetic Internship that will serve 38 dietetic interns throughout Tampa Bay.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? No
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Registered Dietitian with 18 graduate hours of nutrition coursework and practice experience in relative areas of nutrition
  29. Objectives: At the completion of the course, students should be able to:

    1. Describe management and business theories and principles required to deliver programs and services.

    2. Define quality management of food and nutrition services.

    3. Discuss principles of food science, safety and food systems

  30. Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students are able to:

    • CRD 4.1 Participate in management of human resources

    • CRD 4.2 Perform management functions related to safety, security and sanitation that affect employees, customers, patients, facilities and food

    • CRD4.4 Conduct clinical and customer service quality management activities

    • CRD4.5 Use current informatics technology to develop, store, retrieve and disseminate information and data

    • CRD4.6 Analyze quality, financial or productivity data and develop a plan for intervention

    • CRD4.10 Develop a plan to provide or develop a product, program or service that includes a budget, staffing needs, equipment and supplies

  31. Major Topics: • Management theories and human resources

    • Organizational design

    • Performance improvement

    • Finance

    • Equipment design and layout

    • Marketing

    • Food safety

  32. Textbooks: Payne-Palacio J and Theis M. Foodservice Management, 12th edition. New York: Prentice Hall, 2011.
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: None
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: Students are expected to read the assigned materials carefully, apply course topics in thoughtful and critical responses to discussions. Students are expected to complete all assignments on time. Exceptions to this policy will be made only in the case of severe illness, documented family emergency, or similar problem.

    The final course grade will be determined according to the following percentages:

    90 – 100 = A

    80 – 89 = B

    70 – 79 = C

    60 – 69 = D

  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: Assignments, exams and tests:

    • Leadership Style paper 20%

    • Layout design case study 20%

    • Foodservice calculation workbook 20%

    • Marketing project 20%

    • Discussions 20%

  36. Attendance Policy: Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

  37. Policy on Make-up Work: All assignments and exams are due on the date/time specified. No makeup work after assignment due date accepted.
  38. Program This Course Supports: MPH in Nutrition and Dietetics
  39. Course Concurrence Information: None

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