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What classes do Food Science majors need to take?

 

Course lists with descriptions: Undergraduate Courses     Graduate Courses
Two helpful forms for planning your course load: Advising Worksheet (pdf) 4 Year Schedule of Studies (pdf)

Non-Food Science Courses

Food Science Courses

  • Chemistry 105 and 106
  • Organic Chemistry 345
  • Economics 101
  • Biology 107
  • Physics 101
  • Math 140 or 171 [N]
  • Statistics 212
  • Microbiology (MBioS 305, 304)
  • Biochemistry (MBioS 303)
  • Intro to Food Science 110
  • Food Quality and Safety 220
  • Food Processing 302, 303, 433, 434, 470
  • Food Chemistry 460, 461
  • Food Microbiology 416, 417
  • Food Analysis 462
  • Sensory Evaluation of Food and Wine 422, 423
  • Food Product Development 489

Food Science Electives – Focus on your area of interest (sensory, wine, dairy, cereals, business, marketing, etc.)
Additionally, many of our students participate in undergraduate research and food product development.