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Concentration in Food Science & Technology

The Department of Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging has had a concentration in Food Science and Technology since 1985. The curriculum includes support courses from mathematical, computer, and physical sciences; life sciences; and communication areas. Students have the option to select elective courses outside the major and/or to complete courses in business/marketing, chemistry, journalism, industrial technology, or other areas.

The Food Science & Technology Concentration prepares graduates for careers as food scientists, food technologists, and consumer specialists. In addition, with the appropriate coursework, students are also prepared for advanced degrees (M.S.).

For more detailed information, please refer to the Undergraduate Resource Handbook (pdf file). For curriculum planning, click on the pdf files below.

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