Food Science and Technology involves using science to turn raw ingredients into safe, convenient, and wholesome food products as well as create new food products and develop ways to manufacture, preserve, and package food for the ever-increasing population. Students completing this program earn the degree Bachelor of Science in Food Science and will pursue coursework in microbiology, chemistry, engineering, fruit and vegetable processing, meat and dairy products, and food safety.
Possible Career Options
|Analytical Laboratory Director
|Canning and Preserving Inspector
|Food Research Scientist
|Processing Operations Supervisor
|Product Development Scientist
|Quality Assurance Supervisor
Classes and Curriculum
|Enrolled Summer 2018 - Summer 2022 (pdf)
|Enrolled Autumn 2022 - Summer 2023 (pdf)
* Numbers are based on responses from graduates at six months post-graduation date.
Food Science Club
The Food Science Club acquaints students with the scope of Food Science and Technology by encouraging leadership, professional development, and developing working relationships between students and faculty.
|Mary Kay Pohlschneider
|Department of Food Science and Technology