Food Science, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Degree Core
FDSC 4153Advanced Food Microbiology3
FDSC 4763Analysis of Food Products3
FDSC 5000Master's Research and Thesis6
FDSC 5300Food Science Seminar1
FDSC 5373Advanced Food Chemistry3
STAT 5013Statistics for Experimenters I3
Hours Subtotal19
Electives
Select 11 hours from the following:11
Principles of Food Engineering
Researching Consumer Food Preferences
Pre-Harvest Food Safety
Processed Meat
Ethics and Professionalism in Animal and Food Science
Internal Audit and Advanced HACCP
Special Topics in Food Science
Food Safety Modernization Act
Advances in Meat Science
Food Safety Audit Schemes
Carcass Value Estimation Systems
Issues in Food Science
Interpreting Animal and Food Science Research
Hours Subtotal11
Total Hours30

Formal Report Option

Total Hours: 32 Hours

Degree Core
FDSC 4153Advanced Food Microbiology3
FDSC 4763Analysis of Food Products3
FDSC 5000Master's Research and Thesis2
FDSC 5300 Food Science Seminar (offered for fixed credit, 1 credit hour, maximum of 3 credit hours) 3
FDSC 5373Advanced Food Chemistry3
STAT 5013Statistics for Experimenters I3
Hours Subtotal17
Electives
Select 15 hours from the following:15
Principles of Food Engineering
Researching Consumer Food Preferences
Pre-Harvest Food Safety
Processed Meat
Ethics and Professionalism in Animal and Food Science
Internal Audit and Advanced HACCP
Special Topics in Food Science
Food Safety Modernization Act
Advances in Meat Science
Food Safety Audit Schemes
Carcass Value Estimation Systems
Issues in Food Science
Interpreting Animal and Food Science Research
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours32

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.