UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Food Science Technology Major

Food Science and Technology Major: 43-47 Total Credits

Required Courses: 29 cr. hrs.
FDSC 113 Intro Food Science Lab 1 cr.
Choose one of the following three courses:
FDSC 202 Dairy Manufacturing I-required for Dairy Tech Option
or FDSC 238 Meat and Meat Products 3 cr.
or FDSC 259 Cereal Technology

FDSC 285 Seminar in Food Science 1 cr.
FDSC 312 Food Processing 4 cr.
FDSC 313 Food Processing Lab 1 cr.
FDSC 320 Food Quality Assurance 2 cr.
FDSC 335 Food Microbiology 4 cr.
FDSC 360 Food Chemistry 3 cr.
FDSC 385 Seminar in Food Science 1 cr.
FDSC 422 Product Development and Sensory Evaluation 4 cr.
FDSC 461 Food Analysis 4 cr.
FDSC 485 Seminar in Food Science 1 cr.
Required Supporting Courses: 19 cr. hrs.
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II 5 cr.
CHEM 230 General Organic Chemistry 3 cr.
or CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry I
AGBI 251 Agricultural Biochemistry 3 cr.
or CHEM 361 Biochemistry
AGBI 252 Agricultural Biochemistry Laboratory Techniques 1 cr.
BIOL 324 Microbiology 4 cr.
ANSC 341 Biometrics 3 cr.
FDSC 270 Internship 2-4 cr.

Select Industry, Dairy Technology, or Science Option below:

Industry Option 14-16 cr. hrs
ACCT 231 Principles in Accounting I 3 cr.
Select two from:
FINC 345 Managerial Finance 3 cr.
or AGEC 365 Agricultural Finance
MNGT 300 Principles of Management 3 cr.
or AGEC 460 Agribusiness Firm Management
MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing 3 cr.
or AGEC 355 Agricultural Markets and Prices

Electives (choose any Food Science courses) 5-7 cr. hrs.

Dairy Technology Option 14-18 cr. hrs.
FDSC 302 Dairy Manufacturing II 3 cr.
FDSC 469 Dairy Plant Management 2 cr.
FDSC 470 Dairy Plant Management Lab 1 cr.
AGEC 355 Agricultural Markets and Prices 3 cr.
AGEC 460 Agribusiness Firm Management 3 cr.
Electives (choose any Food Science courses) 2-4 cr. hr.

Science Option - IFT Approved Curriculum 14-16 cr. hrs.
CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry II 3 cr.
CHEM 236 Organic Chemistry Lab I 1 cr.
CHEM 237 Organic Chemistry Lab II 1 cr.
MATH 167 Calculus II 4 cr.
Electives (choose any Food Science Courses) 5-7 cr. hrs.

General Education Requirements

As listed with the following exceptions:
Sciences Required Courses: CHEM 121 or 120, BIOL 150, PHYS 151 or 161
Mathematics Required Courses: MATH 147 or 166

Foundation Courses in Agriculture: 12 cr. hrs.

FDSC 110 Science of Food 3 cr.
ANSC 231 Principles of Nutrition 3 cr.
AGEN 352 Food Engineering 3 cr.
AGEC 230 Agriculture Economics I 3 cr.

Department of Animal and Food Science

247 Agricultural Science
715-425-3704
www.uwrf.edu/ANFS/

Gary Onan-Chair, Larry Baumann, Perry Clark, Dennis Cooper, Michelle Farner, Sylvia Kehoe, Steve Kelm, Justin Luther, Nathan O'Connor, Amy Radunz, Peter Rayne, Danielle Smarsh, Kurt Vogel, Bonnie Walters, Steve Watters, Casie Bass, Beth Rausch