University Catalog 2023-2024

Food Science (Minor)

Plan Requirements

Required Courses9
Select nine credit hours of graduate Food Science coursework approved in conjunction with the academic committee
Total Hours9

Food Science Courses

Food Science coursework includes the following courses:9
FS 403Analytical Techniques in Food & Bioprocessing Science4
FS 501Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism3
FS 502Chemistry of Food and Bioprocessed Materials4
FS 505Food Microbiology3
FS 506Food Microbiology Lab1
FS 516Quality Control in Food and Bioprocessing3
FS 520Pre-Harvest Food Safety3
FS 521Food Preservation3
FS 522Food Packaging3
FS 526Upstream Biomanufacturing Laboratory2
FS 530Post-Harvest Food Safety3
FS 535Food Safety Management Systems3
FS 540Food Safety and Public Health3
FS 550Food Industry Study Tour2
FS 554Lactation, Milk, and Nutrition3
FS 555Exercise Nutrition3
FS 557Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods3
FS 562Postharvest Physiology3
FS 567Sensory Analysis of Foods3
FS 580Professional Development and Ethics in Food Safety1
FS 725Fermentation Microbiology3
FS 741Thermal Processing of Foods3
FS 751Food Ingredient Technology In Product Development4
FS 780Seminar In Food Science1

Full Professors

Associate Professors

Assistant Professors

Practice/Research/Teaching Professors

Emeritus Faculty

  • Sarah Liberman Ash
  • Leonard W. Aurand
  • Hershell R. Ball Jr
  • Leon Carl Boyd
  • Roy E. Carawan
  • Daniel E Carroll Jr
  • George L. Catignani
  • Patricia Ann Curtis
  • Edward Allen Foegeding
  • David Patrick Green
  • Max E. Gregory
  • Victor A. Jones
  • Carolyn Jean Lackey
  • Tyre C. Lanier
  • Duane K. Larick
  • Roger Floyd McFeeters
  • James Leslie Oblinger
  • John Eual Rushing
  • Timothy H. Sanders
  • Steven J. Schwartz
  • Brian W. Sheldon
  • Harold E. Swaisgood
  • Kenneth R. Swartzel
  • Van-Den Truong
  • Lynn G. Turner
  • William M. Walter
  • Donn R. Ward

Adjunct Faculty

  • Pablo Marcelo Coronel
  • Jack Parker Davis
  • Brian E. Farkas
  • Mario Giovanni Ferruzzi
  • William Ronald Aimutis Jr.
  • Katherine Patterson Maloney
  • Tawanda Muzhingi
  • Shengmin Sang