Food Technology and Processing Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of chemical, physical, and engineering principles to the development and implementation of manufacturing, packaging, storage, and distribution technologies and processes for food products. Includes instruction in food engineering, food preservation and handling, food preparation, food packaging and display, food storage and shipment, and related equipment and facilities design, operation, and maintenance. Is Food Technology and Processing the right major for you?
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Food Technology and Processing Major

What Courses Do Food Technology and Processing Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Food Technology and Processing 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.

  • Culinary Arts
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Food Handling
  • Management
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