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Food Science Curriculum


Undergraduates in Food Science have the opportunity to choose from one of three degree concentrations, which assist students in focusing their undergraduate program and matching their coursework to their interests. Whether students choose the Science concentration, Business concentration, or Safety concentration, every student in our program will get a strong foundation in the physical sciences, and a thorough exposure to the various fields in Food Science. 

Courses and Requirements

To obtain a Bachelor of Science in Food Science, students choose one of three possible concentrations: Science, Business, or Safety. Please fill out our Interest Form to view the latest requirements for the concentration(s) you're interested in.

Example Four-Year Schedules

To view an example of a four-year schedule based on concentration, please fill out our Interest Form. Note that the four-year schedules are examples only, for a hypothetical first-year student entering without AP/IB credit. 

Minoring in Food Science

Any student at Cornell University, pending course and scheduling availability, may minor in Food Science! Please contact Ms. Brynn Wilkins at for more information about the Minor in Food Science and the Declaration of Intent to Minor. 

Food Science Petition Form

The Petition Form must be completed for all petitions related to Food Science major requirements. Please contact Ms. Brynn Wilkins at if you have any questions.