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Culinary Food Science

 

 

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Bakery Science & Management

·       Food & Resource Economics

·       Culinary Arts & Food Science

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Culinary food science combines a strong food science foundation with basic culinary skills development. Students will study fundamental sciences while learning about food production, dining management, food safety and food sanitation. These programs may also prepare you for real-world experience through research and hands-on learning.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Chemistry, Biology, Food Science, Nutrition, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Foods of Animal Origin and Laboratory, Processed Meats, Food Quality Assurance, Product Development, Marketing, Food Law & Regulations, Ingredient Formulations, Food Preparation, Sanitation & Safety, Organic Chemistry

 

 

Concentrations/Options

·       Bakery Science Management

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Flavor Technologist

·       Food Chain Outreach Coordinator

·       Food Production Supervisor

·       Food Safety Specialist

·       Food Safety Specialist

·       Food Stylist

·       Food Technologist

·       Nutritionist/Dietitian

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Internship or work experience related to the food industry

·       Study abroad to learn about food & culture

·       Further culinary education

·       Apprenticeship