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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
11-12 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
11-12 Humanities/Social Sciences
  3 credits Humanities courses; 3 credits Social Sciences courses; FS HN 342; and Env S 120 or 201
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 Electives
120.5 Total credits
  *Additional degree requirements: Students must fulfill international perspectives and U.S. diversity requirements by selecting coursework from approved lists.
Option 2. Food Science and Industry
Cr. Degree Requirements*
15.5 Communication/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, 165, or 181; Stat 101 or 104
16 Physical Sciences
  Chem 163 and 163L or 177, 177L and 178; 231; 231L; Phys 106
12-13 Biological Sciences
  BBMB 301; Biol 211, 212; Micro 201 or 302; Micro 201L or 302L
11-12 Humanities/Social Sciences
  Econ 101; FS HN 342; select 3 credits of humanities courses; and Env S 120 or 201.
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
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
0-5 Electives
120.5 Total credits
*Additional degree requirements: Students must fulfill international perspectives and U.S. diversity requirements by selecting coursework from approved lists.
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, 142, 160, 165, or 181; Stat 101 or 104
16 Physical sciences
  Chem 163 and 163L or 177, 177L and 178; 231, 231L; Phys 106
12-13 Biological sciences
  BBMB 301; Biol 211, 212; Micro 201 or 302; and Micro 201L or 302L
11-12 Humanities/Social sciences
  Econ 101; FS HN 342; 3 credits Humanties courses; and Env S 120 or 201
41 Food science and human nutrition
  FS HN 101, 110, 167, 203, 214, 265, 311, 403, 405, 406, 411, 412, 420, 471, 480
6 Business
  Mkt 340 and 447
0-3 Electives
120.5 Total credits
   
*Additional degree requirements: Students must fulfill international perspectives and U.S. diversity requirements by selecting coursework from approved lists.
 
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 www.fshn.hs.iastate.edu