Food Science ConcentrationASSOCIATE IN ARTS, 60 CREDITS
Food science is the application of basic science to improve food quality, safety, and nutrition and to develop new food products. This program introduces students to the study of the chemical, biological, and physical makeup of food and the principles underlying food processing. Students will examine processing, packaging, distribution, and use of safe food as well as human nutritional needs.
The Food Science concentration prepares students for employment in the food industry in areas such as production, quality assurance, sanitation, research and development, and laboratory analysis.Location: Austin
Program Starts: Fall. Spring
Course Plan: Four Semesters
Faculty: Ryan Langemeier Wayne Busch Kendra Pachniak
For in-depth information including outcomes, program fees, course descriptions, and more please visit the Food Science Concentration program page at riverland.edu.
Required Core Courses (16 credits)
MnTC General Education Courses (44 credits)