Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Food Science & Technology

Bachelor of Science 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
FDST 101 Introductory Food Science 2 cr
MATH 102 Trigonometry 2 cr
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
ENGL 150, 151, 254; JGEN 120, 200, 300 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
FDST 132 Practical Applications in Food Science 1 cr
CHEM 110 General Chemistry II 4 cr
MATH 104 or MATH 106 3-5 cr
ALEC 102; COMM 101, 209, 210, 286; NRES 260 3 cr
ECON 211 or ECON 212 or AECN 141 3 cr
Total Credits 14

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
FDST 280 Contemporary Issues in Food Science 2 cr
CHEM 251 or CHEM 255 3 cr
CHEM 253 or CHEM 257 1 cr
LIFE 120 Fundamentals of Biology I 3 cr
LIFE 120L Fundamentals of Biology I Laboratory 1 cr
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
FDST 205 Food Composition and Analysis 3 cr
LIFE 121 Fundamentals of Biology II 3 cr
LIFE 121L Fundamentals of Biology II Laboratory 1 cr
PHYS 151 or MSYM 109 4 cr
PHYS 153 or MSYM 109L 1 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
FDST 363 Heat and Mass Transfer 3 cr
BIOC 321 or BIOC 431 3 cr
BIOC 321L or BIOC 433 1-2 cr
Processing Technology 3 cr
Tech. Elective 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
FDST 465/865 Food Engineering Unit Operations 3 cr
FDST 403/803 Food Quality Assurance 3 cr
BIOS 312 Microbiology 3 cr
NUTR 455 Advanced Nutrition 3 cr
Processing Technology 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
FDST 405/805 Food Microbiology 3 cr
FDST 406/806 Food Microbiology Laboratory 2 cr
FDST 448/848 Food Chemistry 3 cr
FDST 449/849 Food Chemistry Laboratory 1 cr
Tech. Elective 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
FDST 451 Food Science and Technology Seminar 1 cr
FDST 458/858 Advanced Food Analysis 3 cr
FDST 460/860 Food Product Development Concepts 3 cr
Tech. Elective 4 cr
Free Elective 1-4 cr
Total Credits 12
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.

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