Food Science

  • Food Science is a laboratory course in which students use scientific methods for investigation of the nature of foods, the causes of deterioration, principles underlying food processing, and the improvement of foods for the consuming public.


    Student Goals

    1.     Demonstrate employability skills

    2.     Use scientific methods and critical thinking skills

    3.     Evaluate principles of microbiology and food safety

    4.     Examine the chemical and physical properties of food

    5.     Evaluate the roles of fermentation and leavening in foods

    6.     Explore the roles of food additives

    7.     Evaluate nutrients in foods in relation to health and food processing

    8.     Analyze processes that ensure food safety and food preservation

    9.     Examine food labeling and packaging guidelines

    10.  Explore careers related to food science

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