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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Food Science and Technology, B.S.


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         Food Science and Technology, B.S.: 4-year sequence

Introduction

UW-Stout’s Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Technology prepares you for a rewarding career. Our graduates work as food technologists, food scientists, technical consultants, product development managers and research and development (R&D) directors for food manufacturers, scientific research labs and government agencies.
Our program integrates applied science with food that enables students to create new opportunities and solve real-world problems. Whether you are interested in developing new food products, testing recipes, sourcing ingredients, implementing sustainable processes in food and agriculture, or enhancing the safety of food, we can help you achieve your goal. You will graduate with skills and knowledge in:

  • Organic chemistry and microbiology
  • Nutrition and food analysis
  • Sensory evaluation
  • Quality management in food processing
  • Food marketing and management
  • Human relations and organizational leadership

General Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree

Total for graduation 120 credits  
General Education 43 credits  
Major Studies 59-62 credits  
Electives, Minor or Student-designed focus area 15-18 credits  

Work experience must be obtained through participation in the Field Experience program (after junior year). A 2.75 or better grade point average is required for graduation.

Program Requirements


Racial and Ethnic Studies (6 credits*)


Three credits must be selected from RES-A.

Global Perspective (6 credits*)


Complete a program of university-approved work or study abroad or 6 credits of global perspective approved courses. 

General Education (43 credits*)


Analytic Reasoning and Natural Science (13 credits)


Arts and Humanities (6 credits)


Courses must be from two or more areas including art history, creative arts, foreign language and culture, history, literature, music appreciation, performing arts and philosophy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)


Courses must be from two or more areas including anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology and sociology.

Cross-disciplinary Issues (3 credits)


Courses must be selected from the list of approved cross-disciplinary issues.

Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)


Courses must be selected from the list of approved social responsibility and ethical reasoning courses.

Selectives (3 credits)


Electives, Minor or Student-Designed Focus Area (15-18 credits)


Courses must be approved by adviser. Elective credits may be used to satisfy MATH and/or CHEM prerequisite requirements.

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