The food science major sequence will provide you with a thorough understanding of food, from the organic chemistry of food macromolecules, to how food is transformed from its raw state to the multitude of formats available for consumers. In the sequence you will also gain authentic learning experience through two industry placements, one of 50 hours, and the second of 90 hours. Through these placements you will have the opportunity to develop both discipline and professional skills critical for graduate employment in the industry. You will have a choice of electives ranging from culinary nutrition and business units to a food and culture study tour.

Career opportunities

Graduates can pursue careers in:

  • food product development
  • sensory evaluation
  • food and nutrition product communications
  • large and small food industry business
  • food standards implementation and monitoring
  • food labelling
  • food science research 

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