Food Sciences & TechnologyPrint
Topics of Study
In this program, you will study biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering, and learn how to produce and store food products. You will study agricultural science, human physiology and nutrition, food chemistry, and food additives, toxicology, and pathology. Other courses include food engineering, agricultural products processing, food preservation and handling, packaging, and display, as well as how to safely store and ship food, facilities and equipment design, and operation and maintenance.
- A career-technical certificate will qualify for work as a food technologist developing ways to package, store, and distribute food, or as a quality control analyst, food inspector, foods-related journalist, or food plant manager.
- An advanced degree will qualify for work as a microbiologist, geneticist, nutritionist, research scientist, food engineer, or in management, government, or higher education.
- Environmental Health Inspector
- Farm/Home Mgmt Advisor
- Food and Drug Inspector
- Food Service Manager
- Food Technologist