Food Science Minor

for the Minor in Food Science


The minor in Food Science is designed to broaden the student's knowledge of science and in particular food chemistry, food microbiology, and food engineering. The Food Science minor is also suitable for students who intend to pursue careers in engineering, microbiology, chemistry, scientific journalism, hospitality management, or science secondary education.

Courses required for minor in food science
FSHN 101The Science of Food and How it Relates to You3
FSHN 414Food Chemistry3
FSHN 471Food & Industrial Microbiology3
Select one of the following:3-6
Principles of Food Technology
or FSHN 461
& FSHN 462

and
Select one of the following: 13-6
Science of Food Preparation
Raw Materials for Processing
Sensory Evaluation of Foods
Food Chemistry Laboratory
Food Analysis
Food Processing Engineering
Food Product Development
Cellular Metabolism in Animals
Introductory Biochemistry
Engineering Properties of Food Materials
Total Hours Required18