Food Science (BS): Science (11FOODSBS-11FOODSSFS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ALS 103 Freshman Transitions and
Diversity in Agriculture and Life Sciences
1 CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science 3
BIO 1831 Introductory Biology: Cellular & Molecular 4 CH 102 General Chemistry Lab 1
ENG 101 Acad Writing & Research 4 FS 201 Introduction to Food Science 3
MA 107 Precalculus I 3 MA 131 Analytic Geom & Calc A 3
GEP Social Science Requirement*D 3 GEP Humanities Requirement*C 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
16 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 221 Organic Chemistry I 3 CH 223 Organic Chemistry II 3
CH 222 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 1 CH 224 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 1
FS 290 Careers in Food and Bioprocessing Sciences 1 FS 231 Princ. of Food & Biopro. Engin. 4
MA 231 Analytic Geom & Calculus B 3 PY 212 College Physics II 4
MA 132 Computational Math for Life & Mgt. Science 1 COM 110 Public Speaking or
COM 112 Interpersonal Communication
3
PY 211 College Physics 4
GEP Interdisciplinary Persp Requirement*G 3
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 201 Chemistry- A Quantitative Science 3 BCH 351 Elementary Biochemistry 4
CH 202 Quantitative Chemistry Laboratory 1 FS 403 Analytical Techniques in Food & Bioprocessing Science 4
FS 402 Chemistry of Food and Bioprocessed Materials 4 FS 405 Food Microbiology 3
MB 351 General Microbiology 3 FS 406 Food Micrbiology Laboratory 1
MB 352 General Microbiology Laboratory 1 GEP Additional Breadth*F 3
GEP Interdisciplinary Persp Requirement*G 2-3
14-15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FS 421 Food Preservation 3 FS 475 Problems and Design in Food
and Bioprocessing Science
3
NTR 301 Introduction to Human Nutrition 3 Food Science Elective2 3
Food Science Elective2 3 Free/Minor Elective 3
GEP Humanities Requirement*C 3 Free/Minor Elective 3
ST 311 Introduction to Statistics 3 GEP Social Science Requirement*D 3
15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 120
Major/Program Footnotes
1. BIO 181 may be used for this requirement with preference for BIO 183.
2. Food Science Electives. Select a course with a FS prefix (except those required in major) not used to satisfy another requirement. A total of 35 credits in Food Science are required. *General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Courses taken as part of the major requirements fulfills this GEP requirement.
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Courses taken as part of the major requirements fulfills this GEP requirement.
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite.
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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