Food Science (BS): Technology (11FOODSBS-11FOODSTFS)

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 114 Intro. to Finite Math or
MA 131 Analytic Geom & Calc A
3
GEP Social Science Requirement*D 3 GEP Humanities Requirement*C 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
16 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 220 Introductory Organic Chemistry or
CH 221 Organic Chemistry I and
CH 222 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
4 CH 201 Chemistry- A Quantitative Science 3
FS 290 Careers in Food and Bioprocessing Sciences 1 CH 202 Quantitative Chemistry Laboratory 1
MA 121 Elements of Calculus or
MA 231 Analytic Geom & Calculus B
3 FS 231 Princ. of Food & Biopro. Engin 4
MA 132 Computational Math for Life & Mgt. Science 1 BUS/EC/Minor Elective3 3
PY 211 College Physics 4 COM 110 Public Speaking or
COM 112 Interpersonal Communication
3
GEP Interdisciplinary Persp Requirement*G 2-3
15-16 14

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FS 402 Chemistry of Food and Bioprocessed Materials 4 FS 403 Analytical Tech. in Food & Bioproc. Sci. 4
GEP Interdisciplinary Persp Requirement*G 3 FS 405 Food Microbiology 3
Food Science Elective2 3 FS 406 Food Microbiology Laboratory 1
BUS/EC/Minor Elective3 3 GEP Additional Breadth*F 3
MB 351 General Microbiology 3 BUS/EC/Minor Elective3 3
MB 352 General Microbiology Lab 1
17 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ST 311 Introduction to Statistics 3 FS 475 Problems & Design in
Food and Bioprocessing Science
3
FS 421 Food Preservation 3 FS 416 Quality Control in Food and Bioprocessing 3
GEP Humanities Requirement*C 3 Food Science Elective2 3
Free/Minor Elective3 3 Free/Minor Elective3 3
Free/Minor Elective3 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.
3. Nine credits of Business or Economics must be included or the student must complete a minor in any field of their choosing. If a minor is chosen, restricted electives and free electives may be used to fulfill the minor requirements. Most minors require 15 to 21 credits. Note: 300 level BUS/MIE courses are restricted to students in the BUS minor or major; 400 level BUS courses restricted to students in BUS major.

*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. At least one at the 100-level.
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
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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