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Food Science (FD SC) - ARCHIVE

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1996
End Date: Spring Semester 2007 -UCA

Food Science - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Agricultural Sciences (FD SC)

PROFESSOR STEPHANIE DOORES, Program Coordinator

Food science involves the application of science and technology to food product manufacture, storage, and distribution to consumers. Food scientists are especially concerned with food safety, nutritional values, managing food quality, food plant management, and development of new products and processes. They are employed by manufacturers and distributors of food products; by chemical, packaging, and other industries that supply goods and services; by colleges and universities in teaching and research; and by government agencies concerned with food regulations and the health and well-being of the general public.

Students must complete at least one 3-credit writing-intensive course, selected from "W" courses offered in the major or college of enrollment, and 3 credits of Intercultural and International Competence courses prior to graduation.

For the B.S. degree in Food Science, a minimum of 130 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(18 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 10 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 93 credits
(This includes 18 credits of General Education courses: 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (66 credits)
BIOL 011 GN(3), BIOL 012 GN(1), CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 013 GN(3), CHEM 014 GN(1), CHEM 015 GN(1) (Sem: 1-2)
B M B 101(3), FD SC 200(3)[1], FD SC 201(1)[1], MICRB 201(3), MICRB 202(2), PHYS 250 GN(4) (Sem: 3-4)
A S M 425(3)[1], B M B 102(1), FD SC 400(3)[1], FD SC 402(1), FD SC 406(3)[1], FD SC 408(2)[1], FD SC 409W(3)[1], FD SC 410(3)[1], STAT 250 GQ(3) (Sem: 5-6)
FD SC 411(2), FD SC 413(3), FD SC 414(4), FD SC 415(3), FD SC 430(3), FD SC 490(1) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (13-15 credits)
MATH 110 GQ or MATH 140 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)
CHEM 034(3), CHEM 035(3); or CHEM 036(2), CHEM 038(4), CHEM 040(2) (Sem: 3-4)
ENGL 202C GWS or ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 5-6)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12-14 credits)
To reflect the student's career interests, select 12-14 credits from department list or in consultation with adviser (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1996

Blue Sheet Item #: 24-02-002

Review Date: 01/19/00 (General Education information updated)

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