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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
Semester Catalog 2017-2018

Food Science and Technology, B.S.


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The Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science and Technology is organized to provide knowledge and skills in the area of food safety, food preservation technologies, food analysis, quality assurance, and new product development. This degree  is designed  to provide technical  opportunities for students interested  in a career in the food industry in positions such as production manager, food technologist, HACCP coordinator, quality assurance manager, quality control  manager, technical service leader, sales representative, regulatory affairs manager, new product  innovation manager, health inspection, and research.  Students may also prepare for graduate study in Food Science and Technology.

For Major Specific Admissions Criteria go to http://www.calstatela.edu/admissions/major-specific-criteria

Note


NOTE: Courses count towards General Education requirements.

Requirements for the Major (72 units)


The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Technology is 120 units. After completing the General  Education  courses required for the Food Science Technology major, the remaining major requirements consist of a lower division core of 13 units and an upper division core of 40 units for a total of 53 units, 13 units of Food Safety Emphasis courses and 6 units of directed electives. A minimum C grade is required in all courses used to meet major requirements.

Required Core (72 Units)


Lower Division Required Core Courses (14 Units)


These courses must be completed prior to enrollment in upper division major courses:

Directed Elective (5 units)


With adviser approval, student completes 5 units of elective course work in Food Science and Technology or related fields.

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