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2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

Food Science - BS


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College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

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  • For more information about Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, see website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and login to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 2000: Statistical Methods (QI)  OR STAT 3000: Statistics for Scientists (QI)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CHEM 1210: Principles of Chemistry I   4     CHEM 1220: Principles of Chemistry II (BPS)   4    
CHEM 1215: Chemical Principles Laboratory I   1     CHEM 1225: Chemical Principles Laboratory II   1    
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4     ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3    
NDFS 1010: Chocolate: Science, History, and Society (BPS)   3     MATH 1060: Trigonometry   2    
Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)    3 Can take Pass/Fail NDFS 1020: Science and Application of Human Nutrition (BLS)   3    
      Breadth American Institutions (BAI)    3 Can take Pass/Fail
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BIOL 1610: Biology I   3     CHEM 3700: Introductory Biochemistry   3    
BIOL 1615: Biology I Laboratory   1     CHEM 3710: Introductory Biochemistry Laboratory   1    
CHEM 2300: Principles of Organic Chemistry   3     NDFS 1250: Sanitation and Safety   3    
       STAT 2000: Statistical Methods (QI)  OR STAT 3000: Statistics for Scientists (QI)   4  OR 3    
NDFS 3110: Food, Technology, and Health (DSC)   3     Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)    3 Can take Pass/Fail
MATH 1210: Calculus I (QL)   4     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BIOL 3300: General Microbiology   4     NDFS 5100: Sensory Evaluation of Food (QI)   3    
NDFS 5020: Meat Technology and Processing   4     NDFS 5110: Food Microbiology (CI)   3    
NDFS 5560: Food Chemistry   4     NDFS 5111: Food Microbiology Laboratory   1    
PHYS 2110: General Physics - Life Sciences I   4    NDFS 5500: Food Analysis (QI)   4    
      PSC 4600: Cereal Science (DSC/QI)   3    
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

NDFS 4440: Fundamentals of Food Engineering (QI)   4     NDFS 5510: Food Laws and Regulations   2    
NDFS 5030: Dairy Technology and Processing   3     CMST Course  3  
NDFS 5040: Dairy Foods Processing Laboratory   1     Elective Course 3 Can take Pass/Fail
NDFS 5250: Occupational Experiences in Nutrition and Food Sciences   1-3   Enroll in 2 credits Breadth Humanities (BHU)    3 Can take Pass/Fail
NDFS 5920: Food Product Development (CI)   3     Depth Social Sciences (DSS)    3 Can take Pass/Fail
Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)   2        
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Contact Launa Julander, launa.julander@usu.edu, 435-797-3096 for advising.

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