Food Science Concentration

The Food Science concentration exposes students to all components of food production: harvesting and raw-product handling, food-processing procedures and techniques, packaging, and food storage. Students selecting this concentration are prepared for careers in many areas of the food industry. A minimum of 130 hours of credit is required for graduation.

Other Natural Sciences and Technology Required Courses
CHEM 232Elementary Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 233Elementary Organic Chem Lab I2
FSHN 312Applied Microbiology Methods2
PHYS 101College Physics: Mech & Heat5
PHYS 102College Physics: E&M & Modern5
Select one of the following:4-5
Introduction to Plant Biology
Animal Biology
Molec & Cellular Basis of Life
and Molec & Cellular Laboratory
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Food Science Concentration Required
FSHN 101Intro Food Science & Nutrition3
FSHN 120Contemporary Nutrition3
FSHN 230Food Sci Professional Issues1
FSHN 232Science of Food Preparation3
FSHN 260Raw Materials for Processing4
FSHN 302Sensory Evaluation of Foods3
FSHN 414Food Chemistry3
FSHN 416Food Chemistry Laboratory2
FSHN 418Food Analysis4
FSHN 460Food Processing Engineering3
FSHN 461Food Processing I4
FSHN 462Food Processing II2
FSHN 466Food Product Development3
FSHN 471Food & Industrial Microbiology3
ANSC 350Cellular Metabolism in Animals3
or MCB 450 Introductory Biochemistry