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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)




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




·       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

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