Food Science B.S.A., Food Science Concentration

Nine-Semester Degree Program

Because the Food Science Concentration requires an internship one summer, students cannot enroll in an Eight-Semester Program. See the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for requirements of the eight-semester programs.

First YearUnits
FallSpringSummer
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives1    
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
4    
FDSC 1011 Exploring Topics in Food Science1    
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)3    
University Core in Fine Arts/Humanities or Social Science or History3    
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3    
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3  
MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1203)  3  
CHEM 1103 University Chemistry I (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lecture)
& CHEM 1101L University Chemistry I Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lab)
  4  
University Core in Fine Arts/Humanities or Social Science or History  3  
FDSC 1103 Introduction to Food Science  3  
Year Total: 15 16  
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpringSummer
CHEM 1123 University Chemistry II (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1424 Lecture)
& CHEM 1121L University Chemistry II Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1424 Lab)
4    
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405)4    
Select one of the following:3    
FDSC 2603 Science in the Kitchen (recommended elective)
General Elective
NUTR 1213 Fundamentals of Nutrition3    
BIOL 2013 General Microbiology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lecture)
& BIOL 2011L General Microbiology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lab)
  4  
CHEM 2613 Organic Physiological Chemistry (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lecture)
& CHEM 2611L Organic Physiological Chemistry Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lab)
  4  
Communication Intensive Elective (from approved list of courses)  3  
University Core in Fine Arts/Humanities or Social Science or History  3  
Select one of the following:  1  
FDSC 2701 Food for Health (recommended)
General Elective
Year Total: 14 15  
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpringSummer
FDSC 4122 Food Microbiology
& FDSC 4121L Food Microbiology Lab
3    
PHYS 2013 College Physics I (ACTS Equivalency = PHYS 2014 Lecture)
& PHYS 2011L College Physics I Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = PHYS 2014 Lab)
4    
Select one of the following:3    
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103)
STAT 2023 Biostatistics
AGST 4023 Principles of Experimentation
FDSC 4304 Food Chemistry4    
Communication Intensive Elective (from approved list of courses)  3  
FDSC 3202 Introduction to Food Law  2  
FDSC 4113 Food Analysis
& FDSC 4111L Food Analysis Lab
  4  
FDSC 4754 Engineering Principles of Food Processing  4  
University Core in Fine Arts/Humanities or Social Science or History  3  
FDSC 431V Internship in Food Science    3
Year Total: 14 16 3
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpringSummer
FDSC 3103 Principles of Food Processing3    
FDSC 4413 Sensory Evaluation of Food3    
University Core in Fine Arts/Humanities or Social Science or History3    
General Elective6    
CHEM 3813 Elements of Biochemistry  3  
FDSC 4713 Product Innovation for the Food Scientist  3  
University Core in Fine Arts/Humanities or Social Science or History  3  
General Elective  3  
Year Total: 15 12  
 
Total Units in Sequence:   120