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Food Science

Rutgers University

48 months
Duration
32574 USD/year
32574 USD/year
13746 USD/year
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About

The major in Food Science program from Rutgers University emphasizes fundamental principles of food biology, food chemistry, and food processing. Integration of these scientific disciplines is used in the development of methods for the processing and fabrication of new food products.

Overview

Improvement of food quality (safety, flavor, color, texture, and nutritional value) are major objectives of the food scientist. You will be prepared to be a leader in the development of new, wholesome, nutritious, and safe food products. In the Food Science program from Rutgers University you will be solving practical problems related to the production and safety of food and food ingredients.

Food Science is a coherent and systematic body of knowledge and understanding of the nature and composition of food materials, and their behavior under the various conditions to which they may be subject. Food Technology is the application of food science to practical treatment of food materials so as to convert them into food products of the kind, quality and stability, and so packaged and distributed as to meet the needs of consumers for safe, wholesome, nutritious and attractive foods. A Food Scientist studies the physical, chemical, and biological make-up of food and develops ways using the latest advances in science and technology to process, preserve, and package food according to the specifications of the food industry and the regulations of government.

Career Opportunities for Majors in Food Science

  • Argonomist
  • Food & Drug Inspector
  • Plant Manager
  • Biologist
  • Food Buyer
  • Plant Sanitation Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Science of food
  • Food and health
  • Food as medicine
  • Foods: from field to table
  • Principles of food science
  • Principles of food science- lab
  • Food processing technologies
  • Food process engineering
  • Food analysis
  • Current issues in food science & food laws
  • Sensory evaluation of foods
  • Food chemistry with lab

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
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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.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • Nonrefundable $70 application fee, payable online by credit card
  • Final official high school transcript showing all courses with final grades in grades 9-12:Transcripts must show a date of graduation; or
  • GED or equivalency diploma holders must submit test results or equivalent as well as transcripts from any high school attended
  • College transcripts if you took any college courses at a two- or four-year college
  • SAT or ACT scores (with writing) only if you graduated from high school less than two years ago and will not have at least 12 college credits completed by the application due date

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16287 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16287 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    13746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6873 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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