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Bachelor of Science in Food Science North Carolina State University




Course info


Food Science is the combined study of science and engineering to process, evaluate, package and distribute food. Students in this major study the chemical, biological, microbiological, nutritional, engineering and economic aspects of food. It is the application of principles from diverse scientific disciplines to develop new methods of processing, packaging, and distributing food. Food scientists seek to improve food flavor, color, texture, nutritional vale, safety, and cost through an understanding of the basic sciences. The nature of the food scientist work can vary based on the employer and products produced.

Students may choose from a concentration in science or technology. The science program is designed for students with interest in graduate school or for those desiring more rigorous science courses for technical careers in the food industry. Students more interested in business opportunities for technically trained individuals find the technology program permits greater flexibility in complementing Food Science coursework with business and agricultural commodity courses.

Courses include:

Food Science and the Consumer, Food Engineering, Muscle Foods and Eggs, Milk and Dairy Products, Principles of Human Nutrition, Quality Control of Food Products, Food Preservation, Processing Dairy Products, Food Laws and Regulations, Postharvest Physiology

Skills You Could Develop

Operate scientific equipment
Problem solving

Career Titles

Food Scientist
Food Science Technician
Food Microbiologist
Food/Quality Control Inspector
Food Production Manager

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Science in Food Science.

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees

$30,045.00 (22,04,552) per year


11-Jan-21, 18-Aug-21


College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

NC State University Campus,


North Carolina,

27695, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Freshman applicants must submit an official high school transcript (academic record)

IELTS Academic: 6.5 or higher (minimum of 6.5 in each sub score)

TOEFL IBT: 85 or higher (minimum of 18 in each sub score)

PTE Academic: 62 or higher (minimum of 53 in each sub score)

English Composition I and II from an accredited U.S. College or University: Grade of C or higher

Application Deadlines:

Fall Entry: January 15

Spring Entry: October 1

*We have extended our application deadline to October 15

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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