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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Food Science

Undergraduate Programs

Minor in Food Science

Preparation for employment in the Food Science Industry may be developed through completion of this program of study. Eighteen units including:

Take all the following:

  • FSCI 332 Food Science (3)
    Prerequisites: CHEM 327; HFHM 235; MICR 200 or equivalent.
  • FSCI 338 Introduction to Food Processing (3)
    Prerequisites: FSCI 332.
  • FSCI 432 Food Analysis (3)
    Prerequisites: CHEM 327, FSCI 332 or equivalent.
  • FSCI 435 Food Processing, Preservation and Packaging (3)
    Prerequisites: FSCI 332 or consent of instructor.
  • FSCI 492F Internship in Food Science (3)
    Prerequisites: Senior standing; a 2.5 overall GPA or a 3.0 major GPA; approval of faculty advisor in Food Science; and FSCI 332.

Take 3 units from the following:

  • FCSE 497 Directed Studies
    Prerequisites: Upper division standing, consent of instructor.
  • MICR 429 Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
    Prerequisites: BIOL 260; MICR 320, 322; all of "C" grade or better.
  • NUTR 336 Cultural Aspects of Food and Nutrition (3)
    Prerequisites: PSY 100 or SOC 100 or ANTH 120 or equivalent; NUTR 132.

Adhere to prerequisites below, some fulfill GE requirements:

  • 1. CHEM 111A is a prerequisite for CHEM 327;
  • 2. HFHM 235, CHEM 327, and MICR 200 are prerequisites for FSCI 332;
  • 3. FSCI 332 is a prerequisite for FSCI 338, 432, 435, and 492F;
  • 4. PSY 100 or SOC 100 or ANTH 120 or equivalent and NUTR 132 are prerequisites for NUTR 336;
  • 5. BIOL 260, MICR 320 & 322 are prerequisites for MICR 429.

The Minor in Food Science is available to any non-Food Science major.

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Food Science

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