Graduates of this major will develop the abilities required of business professionals working within the food processing and retailing sectors. Graduates develop an understanding of the scientific and economic relationships that influence activities in the food industry. Graduates fully understand and appreciate the business management skills needed to manage organizations effectively and efficiently within this industry.
Students complete courses in food chemistry, engineering and microbiology. This provides a solid scientific background that is combined with food business management and economics courses. Graduates are well positioned for management careers in the food processing and retailing industry.