Food Science Technology
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Applying principles of chemistry, biology and biotechnology to ensure that food products are safe and meet quality standards, this program emphasizes the skills required in the food and beverage manufacturing industry. Coursework includes learning laboratory and manufacturing processes related to careers that develop innovative ways of producing, packaging, preserving and distributing foods.
Career Outlook: Opportunities in food science are expected to grow as new products are developed using biotechnology. Also spurring job growth: the desire to increase the quality and quantity of food production for a growing population.
Career Pathway: Earn the Food Manufacturing and Processing Technician technical diploma on your way to completing this degree.
Program Code: 10-623-4
Start Dates: August/January
Special Admission Requirements: High school-level algebra, geometry or physics; high school-level biology or chemistry.
Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 Course Requirements