School of Food Science

Student Learning Outcomes


BS Food Science

  1. Demonstrate a level of comprehension of Food Science concepts and analyses equivalent to or greater than that required by the Institute of Food Technologists Core Competencies Guidelines.
  2. Critically evaluate and summarize a food science issue or problem.
  3. Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address current challenges in the food industry.
  4. Communicate effectively in both written and oral format with an audience possessing varying degrees of food science knowledge.

Learn more about our undergraduate program here.


MS and PhD Food Science

  1. Graduate students will be able to conduct innovative and high quality research to solve emerging problems in food science by:
    • Demonstrating a fundamental understanding of food science knowledge and principles
    • Applying scientific knowledge to assess and solve food science problems
    • Exhibiting communication skills to convey technical information and defending scientific findings.
    • Designing and conducting scientific experiments and analyzing research findings
  2. Graduates will have the professional and leadership skills for entry-level positions in food and allied industries, government or academia.

Learn more about our graduate programs here.

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