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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BSc Nutrition and Food Science, Food Science and Technology Specialization [ALES]


The Food Science and Technology Specialization prepares students for careers in the food industry and related government sectors. The Specialization meets the guidelines of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). This academic program focuses on applying chemistry, microbiology, and engineering to the food systems and technological processes used in food manufacturing, preservation, storage, and distribution. Graduates of this specialization may enter the food industry as technical specialists or quality control managers. Opportunities also exist in government employment as inspectors, laboratory managers, and extension workers; in international development agencies; and in private laboratories providing consultative or technical service to the food industry and food marketing chains.

Students who complete the course requirements for the Food Science and Technology Specialization but fail to maintain a graduating grade point average of 2.7 will be eligible for a degree in BSc Nutrition and Food Science, General Program, provided they meet the graduation requirements.

Residence Requirement


A student transferring to the Food Science and Technology Specialization must complete at least ★60 (normally the last ★60) while registered in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta

Course Requirements (★120)


Listed below are courses required to fulfill the program requirements, and a recommended sequence of the courses:

Note:


The Capstone course for the Food Science and Technology Specialization is NU FS 450 .