Current Students in the Food Science Institute
Congratulations on choosing Food Science! We are here to help you succeed and prepare you for an exciting career in Food Science.
What will I study?
Courses include basic sciences as well as food chemistry, food microbiology, food analysis, food engineering, food processing, nutrition, product development, and business management.
- Science - Emphasizes the basic sciences. Choose this option for a Pre-Medicine and the Pre-Veterinary Medicine degree.
- Business - Minor in business, agribusiness, or agricultural economics.
- Industry and Technology - Emphasizes basic science and prepares students for jobs in quality assurance, research, and product development. This option is designed for students in the online Bachelor Degree Completion Program. This option does not meet Pre-Medicine and Pre-Veterinary Medicine degree requirements.
Faculty and Facilities
The food science program is part of the Food Science Institute with approximately 47 faculty members from five K-State colleges and 11 departments. Students train in laboratories with cereal and grain, dairy, meat, poultry, egg, thermal processing, sensory analysis, and value-added processing capabilities.