Program: Minor in Food Science

Program Description

The Food Science minor consists of 43 units.

Program Requirements

Science Prerequisites for Courses Required in Minor (23 units)

BIOL 101/BIOL 101L General Biology and Lab (3/1)
BIOL 215/L Introductory Microbiology and Lab (3/1)
BIOL 281 Human Physiology (3)
CHEM 103/CHEM 103L General Chemistry I and Lab (3/1)
CHEM 104/CHEM 104L General Chemistry II and Lab (3/1)
CHEM 235/L Introductory Organic Chemistry and Lab (3/1)

Minor Requirements (20 units)

FCS 201/L Introductory Food Science and Lab (2/1)
FCS 207 Nutrition for Life (3)*
FCS 301 Food Science and Technology (3)
FCS 302 Food Product Development and Quality Assurance (2)
FCS 303 Cultural Aspects of Food and Nutrition (3)
FCS 307 Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients (3)
FCS 401/L Food Chemistry and Analysis and Lab (2/1)

*Also counts as GE.

Total Units in the Minor: 43


Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Chair: Yi Cai
Sequoia Hall (SQ) 141
(818) 677-3051