Fermentation Science and Technology, B.Sc. | Colorado State University | Fort Collins, United States
48 months
Duration
32734 USD/year
32734 USD/year
12874 USD/year
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About

The Fermentation Science and Technology program from Colorado State University is a multidisciplinary major focusing on the science of fermented foods and beverages.

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Overview

The curriculum focuses on the science of the processes and methods involved with using microorganisms in the commercial production of fermented products. Courses in the major also emphasize the safety, culinary, and nutritional aspects of fermented foods and beverages. 

This Fermentation Science and Technology program from Colorado State University prepares students for employment in the fermented food and beverage industries in such roles as product development, processing, quality assurance and control, sensory evaluation, packaging, distribution, and plant management. Students enrolled in this major have the opportunity to participate in industry activities and professional organizations to increase their practical understanding of fermented food and beverage production, processing methods, and specific techniques.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

  • Ability to integrate biological and chemical processes related to quality and stability of fermented foods, and to critique and effectively communicate the relationships among the processing of fermented foods, nutrition, and food safety.
  • Discipline-specific knowledge of the skills and competencies needed in fermentation science and technology. Examples include knowledge of food chemistry, sensory evaluation of fermented products, brewing processes, refining and packaging technology, food production management, and fermentation microbiology.
  • Understanding of classification, production, financial aspects, consumption, and service of controlled beverages, including effective management of facilities and people with an emphasis on safe service training and management.
  • Competent application of science, history, culture, safety, health, and nutrition dimensions of fermented foods and beverages.

Potential Occupations

Partnerships with industry help provide field experience and internships for majors in Fermentation Science and Technology. The food industry is the largest in the world and fermentation science is a rapidly emerging area, so the future is promising. 

Examples of careers include fermentation scientist, food scientist, food technologist, food health inspector, food safety specialist, brewer, biotechnologist, quality control analyst, sensory analyst, food microbiologist, or entrepreneur.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Fermentation Microbiology
  • Brewing Processes
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Microbiology
  • Alcohol Beverage Control and Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All first-year freshman students apply using the Common Application.
  • Personal Statement - What we call a “personal statement” is called the “personal essay” in the Common Application. This short writing piece is your opportunity to help us understand what makes you unique, to share a talent or element of your identity that’s important to you, to describe what you are passionate about, or to highlight an accomplishment you’re proud of.
  • Submit your most recent transcripts or mark sheets. We will ask for additional materials if necessary.
  • All decisions are provisional until a final, official transcript verifying graduation is received.
  • Only transcripts sent directly from the school or stamped and sealed are considered official.
  • If a record is not in English, a certified literal English translation must accompany the transcript.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32734 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32734 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    32734 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32734 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12874 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12874 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 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.

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