undergrads

Undergraduate Programs

Interested in an exciting and challenging career that offers opportunities for professional advancement, travel, and the satisfaction of making a difference in achieving a healthy diet for people everywhere? Then a major in food science may be just what you are looking for.

Students in the undergraduate program benefit from a committed faculty, small classes, and an emphasis on teamwork and shared responsibility for learning.

The undergraduate program in Food Science is designed to establish a strong base in the fundamental principles of biology and the physical sciences and then learn to apply them to ensure the nutritive value, safety and quality of foods. 

Food Science accommodates students with a variety of interests and career goals, as we specialize in three options outlined below. Our students also take courses in social sciences, humanities and communications to add breadth to their education. Students may also choose to minor Food Science. 

One-hundred percent of our graduates are placed in careers or graduate school after completing our program.