Meat Cutting Meat Cutter Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to receive, cut, and package animal meat products in commercial establishments and to function as licensed meat cutters/butchers. Includes instruction in product recognition for beef, veal, lamb, pork, poultry, and fancy and smoked meats; retail and wholesale cutting and specialty cuts; packaging and counter display; shop safety; meat sanitation, storage and rotation; quality control; meat handling laws and regulations; and customer service.

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Meat Cutting Meat Cutter Major

What Courses Do Meat Cutting Meat Cutter Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Meat Cutting Meat Cutter majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.