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Curriculum in Food Science

Administered by the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.

Option 1. Food Science and Technology
Cr. Degree Requirements*
12.5 Communications/Library
Engl 150, 250; Lib 160; ComSt 214 or Sp Cm 212; TSM 115
47-48 Mathematical sciences
Math 165 and 166, or 181 and 182; Stat 101 or 104
23 Physical Sciences
Chem 177, 177L, 178, 331, 331L, 332; Phys 111, 112
13 Biological sciences
BBMB 301; Biol 211, 212; Micro 302, 302L
15 Humanities/Social Sciences
6 credits Humanities courses; 3 credits Social Sciences courses; FS HN 342; additional 3 credits Humanities or Social Sciences courses
44 Food science and human nutrition
FS HN 101, 110, 167, 203, 311, 351, 403, 405, 406, 410, 411, 412, 420, 421, 471, 472, 480
0-2 Free electives
120.5 Total credits
*Additional requirement: Students must fulfill international perspectives and U.S. diversity requirements by selecting coursework from approved lists. These courses may be used to fulfill other area requirements.
Option 2. Food Science and Industry
Cr. Degree Requirements*
15.5 Communications/Library
Engl 150, 250; Lib 160; Jl MC 305, or 220, or 347; Sp Cm 212 or ComSt 214; TSM 115
7-8 Mathematical sciences
Math 160; Stat 101 or 104
16 Physical Sciences
Chem 163 or 177; 163L or 177L; 164 or 178; 231, 231L; Phys 106
12-13 Biological Sciences
BBMB 301; Biol 211, 212; Micro 201 or 302; Micro 201L or 302L
15 Humanities and social sciences
Econ 101; FS HN 342; select 6 credits of humanities courses; select 3 additional credits of humanities or social science courses
6 Business
Select 6 credits from Acct 215, 284, 285; Econ 301, 320; Mgmt 310, 370, 371, 414, 472; MIS 330; Mkt 340, 447, 448
47 Food science and human nutrition
FS HN 101, 110, 167, 203, 272, 311, 351, 403, 405, 406, 410, 411, 412, 420, 421, 471, 472, 480
0-2 Electives
120.5 Total credits
*Additional requirement: Students must fulfill international perspectives and U.S. diversity requirements by selecting coursework from approved lists. These courses may be used to fulfill other area requirements.
Option 3. Consumer Food Science
Cr. Degree Requirements*
21.5 Communications/Library
Engl 150, 250; Jl MC 305 or 220; select 6 cr. from Jl MC 347, Engl 205, 302, 309, 313, or 314; Sp Cm 212 or ComSt 214; Lib 160; TSM 115
6-7 Mathematical sciences
Math 140 or above; Stat 101 or 104
16 Physical sciences
Chem 163 or 177; 163L or 177L; 164 or 178; 231, 231L; Phys 106
12-13 Biological sciences
BBMB 301; Biol 211, 212; Micro 201 or 302; and Micro 201L or 302L
15 Humanities/Social sciences
Econ 101; FS HN 342; 6 credits Humanties courses; 3 additional credits Humanties or Social Sciences
6 Business
Mkt 340 and 447
40 Food science and human nutrition
FS HN 101, 110, 167, 203, 214, 261, 272, 311, 403, 405, 406, 411, 412, 420, 480
0-4 Electives
120.5 Total credits

*Additional requirement: Students must fulfill international perspectives, U.S. diversity, and ethics requirements by selecting coursework from approved lists. These courses may be used to fulfill other area requirements.

Concurrent B.S. and M.S. Program: Well qualified students in Food Science who are interested in graduate study may apply for concurrent enrollment in the Graduate College to simultaneously pursue both a bachelor of science in Food Science and a master of science degree in Food Science and Technology. For more information, refer to http://www.fshn.hs.iastate.edu/