Majors and Programs

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Food Science - AGLS

Food science includes everything that happens to food, from the time it leaves the farm to the time the consumer purchases it. As a food science major you will learn about the application of the basic principles of biology, chemistry, and physics in studying the quality, processing, preservation, preparation, safety, and development of foods. You will focus on one of the following programs: food science and technology (approved by the Institute of Food Technologists), food science and industry, or consumer food science. A degree in food science will prepare you for a wide variety of career areas such as food chemistry, engineering, marketing and sales, production and management, or quality control and safety assurance.

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