School of Food Science

Student Learning Outcomes


BS Food Science

  1. Show a depth of knowledge within Food Science that reflects an appropriate degree of specialization.
  2. Understand how the methods and concepts of Food Science relate to those of other disciplines, and possess the ability to engage in cross-disciplinary activities.
  3. Identify, summarize, and define the issue or problem at hand.
  4. Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose using critical and creative thinking.
  5. Communicate effectively with the targeted audience.

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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