Studyportals
B.Sc. On Campus

Food Science

University of Arkansas

48 months
Duration
24056 USD/year
24056 USD/year
7568 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The B.S. in Food Science at University of Arkansas prepares students for many interesting, rewarding and challenging professional career opportunities in industry, business, governmental and educational organizations associated with food and food-related products.

Overview

The Food Science program offered by University of Arkansas deals with all aspects of food between production and consumption and involves many disciplines, including chemistry, microbiology, nutrition, engineering and sensory science.

Students may choose one of three areas of concentration for their degree program: Food Science (FDSC), Food Technology (FDTN) or Food and Culinary Sciences (FDCU). The FDSC concentration at the University of Arkansas is one of only 40 programs in the United States and the only one in Arkansas that is approved by the Institute of Food Technologists. It provides students with a strong background in basic and applied sciences and food chemistry, microbiology, analysis, quality and engineering.

Careers

Food science prepares students for many interesting, rewarding and challenging professional career opportunities in industry, business, governmental and educational organizations associated with food and food-related products.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring Topics in Food Science 
  • Introduction to Food Science 
  • Uncorked: Vines to Wines 
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Sanitation and Safety in Food Processing Operations.
  • Science in the Kitchen 
  • Food for Health 
  • Introduction to Brewing Science
  • Principles of Food Processing
  • Introduction to Food Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • New freshman applicants should have a high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, and an ACT score of 20 or higher, or the SAT equivalent 
Freshman applicants who did not graduate from an Arkansas public school or Arkansas public charter school should complete (or be in the process of completing) a minimum of 16 high school academic units as follows:
  • 4 units of English
  • 4 units of Math
  • 3 units of Sciences with lab experience
  • 3 units of Social Science
  • Other Subjects: 1/2 unit of Oral Communication, 1/2 unit of Physical Education, 1/2 unit of Health and Safety, 1/2 unit of Fine Art.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24056 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    24056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24056 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7568 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Fayetteville

930 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Food Science
-
University of Arkansas

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!