Bachelor's Degree in Food Science in North America

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Food Science

Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

Food science studies can cover various disciplines, including biochemistry, biology and chemical engineering. Programs in this field often explore the biological, chemical and physical makeup of food and the ways in which food can be improved for the public.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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Bachelor in Food Entrepreneurship

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Almere

Food: there is no other product in the world that everyone uses and buys daily. Food influences who we are, causes political conflicts, but also brings people together. For decades, food has been abundant for many people in this world, yet has not been appreciated thus. In an ever changing world with a growing population, we will need more food every decade. On the other side: food is something we enjoy together. [+]

Bachelors in Food Science in North America 2017. Food: there is no other product in the world that everyone uses and buys daily. Food influences who we are, causes political conflicts, but also brings people together. For decades, food has been abundant for many people in this world, yet has not been appreciated thus. In an ever changing world with a growing population, we will need more food every decade. On the other side: food is something we enjoy together. Something we share, and want to make good use of. So ask yourself: do you care about food? Do you want to contribute to a different food system? Do you want to create food products or services in the food business that will make a difference? Opt for the course Food Entrepreneurship. This one-year Bachelor programme is offered jointly with the Youth Food Movement (YFM). As a result of this unique collaboration, you will be able to get in touch with interesting companies; furthermore, the YFM will enable you to broaden your scope on the agribusiness and its stakeholders. A food revolution is taking place at this very moment: goodbye to fast food, we welcome good, clean and fair food. In this urbanizing world there is a need to reconnect people to their food. As a graduate of Food Entrepreneurship, you can contribute to this change. During this 1-year programme, you will learn how to set up your own (food) business and how to market your product and service. On top of all this, personal coaching will be offered to support you in building a company in line with your dreams, qualities and values. The programme aims first and foremost at supporting you to develop your own company or organization. However as a recognized Bachelor of Business administration, it will also make you an eligible candidate for jobs like: Product Developer Logistics Manager Marketing Manager Quality Control Entrepreneur Graduates are entrepreneurial and innovative persons who are used to work in multidisciplinary teams, able to use the abilities to contribute to a food system that can feed the world in a sustainable way. PROGRAMME JOINTLY WITH YOUTH FOOD MOVEMENT The Youth Food Movement (YFM) is engaged in good, clean and fair food. By means of eat-ins, the Food Film Festival, talkshows and the YFM Academy, this movement makes the young conscious of the food choices they make, in a positive and motivating way. Food is often taken for granted, but that is not the way it should be. Contrary to popular belief, food is one of the most complex subjects of our time; it touches all the major social and ecological themes. Contribute, take part. Combine your ideals with science, research and entrepreneurship. The programme automatically makes you a member of the Youth Food Movement. QUALIFICATION After successfully completing the one-year programme, graduates will receive the Ingenieur degree (bachelor’s honours degree) in Business Administration and Agribusiness. [-]

Bachelor in Food Safety Management

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Dronten

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a degree programme for students interested in a career in one of the following professional profiles: [+]

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a degree programme for students interested in a career in one of the following professional profiles: - Food quality and food safety manager - Auditor of international food quality systems - Senior advisor / consultant on food quality control Safe food has become a top priority. Food production has become more complicated and more and more things can go wrong during the production process. Regarding the use of antibiotics in cattle feed which has led to bacterial resistance to antibiotics. For many years, the Netherlands has played a leading role in the field of food safety. The first food safety certificates were issued to companies in the Netherlands. The chain approach (from farm to fork) has also played a significant role in this regard. Students will learn what a food safety system is, how to set it up and how to monitor whether a food safety system is working well. Qualification After successfully completing this one-year programme, graduates will receive the Ingenieur degree (bachelor’s honours degree) in Management and Agribusiness. Competencies Successful graduates will be competent in the following areas of expertise: - Analysing agri-food chains - Implementing quality and food safety systems - Auditing quality systems [-]

Bachelor in European Food Business

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Almere Spain Portugal + 2 more

This 4 year <strong>Bachelor degree</strong> will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation in the European Food Business. The first two years you will receive a foundation in business management, marketing and food product development. [+]

Bachelors in Food Science in North America 2017. Europe has a very rich history in food production and trade. The different locations in Europe allowed for the development of unique products and traditional production methods. What is the future for these products? Consumers today are more aware of what they eat and due to all the recent scandals in the food industry more and more consumers are looking for products of known origin. You will study European Food Business together with students from different nationalities and explore how the diversity of food production opportunities within the European Union can be used for larger groups of consumers. This 4 year Bachelor degree will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation in the European Food Business. The first two years you will receive a foundation in business management, marketing and food product development. In these years you will also gain a better insight into the developments in the food business worldwide as well as the latest developments within the European Union. One of the elements of the programme is a study trip to one or two European countries in the first semester to further explore the concept of European food production. In the third year you will study at different European universities and further focus on the relation between the location where the product is grown and the specific characteristics of the product. You will also get a better understanding of the relation between culture and food, and how to brand products coming from a specific region. In the fourth year you will create your own business, based on a product of choice. In addition you will write a thesis and after graduating you will be an expert in European Food Business. Professional opportunities After graduating European Food Business, you have gained much knowledge about production, processing and marketing of products, but also know how to bring producer and consumer close together. You are deployable inside the (inter-)national food business as well as outside this business, which will definitely increase your employment opportunities. This could include positions such as: - Market Research Manager - Distribution and Logistics Manager - Corporate Sales Manager - Financial Officer - International Sales Consultant - Policy Analyst - International Marketing Manager [-]

Bachelor in International Food Business

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Dronten Canada Halifax Iceland + 3 more

The <strong>International Food Business programme</strong> is unique in many ways, but first and foremost because it is offered by a Dutch and a Canadian University who both offer their Bachelor degree to students who complete this programme, Students study both in Canada and in the Netherlands during the 4 years of study. [+]

The process from farm to fork is a unique and special process. Every year thousands of new products will enter the market and end up in stores all over the world. The food industry is a rapidly changing business climate, forcing companies to meet the constant demands for improvement. Therefore this industry needs well organised companies who are international orientated, innovative, concerned with international marketing and logistics and have a strong and secure quality approach. This is exactly what our course in International Food Business is focussing on. Future managers in the food business and food sector will need first-hand knowledge of international business practice and chain management. And although North America and Europe have a close bond since time immemorial, the two continents are very different. Consumer behaviour and doing business in North America is very different compared to Europe. If you want to work with these continents you need to adapt to both cultures. Every country is different from the other, so you need to know who and what you are dealing with. The International Food Business programme is unique in many ways, but first and foremost because it is offered by a Dutch and a Canadian University who both offer their Bachelor degree to students who complete this programme, Students study both in Canada and in the Netherlands during the 4 years of study. Professional opportunities If you complete the International Food Business study successfully your employment opportunities will increase dramatically, not only within the national and international agri-food business, but also in other industries. This could include positions such as: - Market Research Manager - Distribution and Logistics Manager - Corporate Sales Manager - Financial Officer - International Sales Consultant - Product Developer - International Marketing Manager Entrance Requirements Admission requires high school (secondary school) graduation at the level of higher general secondary education or pre-university education (Dutch equivalent HAVO-VWO). We advise you to contact us for personal advice and further details. Applicants must submit a motivation letter and resume outlining their commitment to the programme and must be available for a personal interview and an English language test. The decision on your enrolment will be based on all the requirements mentioned above. This Bachelor programme is offered by CAH Vilentum and Dalhousie University, Faculty of Agriculture. You will have the unique opportunity to follow a study in an international class on two continents (dual degree). You will study for one year in Canada. During the first year you will study in the Netherlands together with the European students. In the second year, the Canadian students will join you. In the third year, the entire group will study in Canada. In the fourth year, you will complete your studies in the Netherlands with the option to do your thesis research at an internationally located company. The study language is English throughout the entire course. English language skills are one of the requirements in the application procedure, however the first two years English language classes are part of the programme to further support non-native speakers developing their language skills. [-]

Bachelor in Food Science and Technology

Oregon State University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Corvallis

A bachelor's degree in Food Science and Technology provides the necessary foundation to pursue any of the many possible food and beverage related career paths. The program integrates principles and concepts in the physical, biological and engineering sciences (including courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, physics, math and statistics, biochemistry, microbiology, and food engineering) and... [+]

Bachelors in Food Science in North America 2017. Bachelor in Food Science and Technology A bachelor's degree in Food Science and Technology provides the necessary foundation to pursue any of the many possible food and beverage related career paths. The program integrates principles and concepts in the physical, biological and engineering sciences (including courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, physics, math and statistics, biochemistry, microbiology, and food engineering) and applies them to the scientific and technical aspects of food and beverage processing. Students who achieve at least a 2.00 GPA in the required foundation courses in chemistry additionally earn a Chemistry minor. In addition to completing the Food Science and Technology Core, students select from among three options (areas of concentration): Enology and Viticulture Fermentation Science Food Science All curricula are approved by the Higher Education Committee of the Institute of Food Technologists, making students eligible for national and Oregon IFT scholarships, as well as providing universal degree recognition within the food industry. Beyond choosing an option, students are able to further customize their studies through a menu of elective credits, facilitating the development of additional expertise in food related areas such as microbiology, toxicology, nutrition, horticulture, and animal sciences, and crediting formalized career and professional development experiences. Among minors that complement the Food Science and Technology major are Business and Entrepreneurship, Microbiology, and Nutrition. Grade Requirements All courses required for completion of the Food Science and Technology major must be passed, graded on the A–F scale. Included are both "core" and "option" courses in FST, as well as supporting courses in math, sciences, and written and oral communication. A C– grade, or better, must be earned in the specified prerequisites for the following courses. (These courses have additional prerequisites, but the C– minimum applies to the prerequisites listed below). BEE 472: MTH 112 and (MTH 241 or MTH 251) and PH 201 FST 420: ST 351 FST 422: CH 331 and CH 332 FST 460: BI 212 and CH 331 and CH 332 FST 466: BI 212 and CH 331 and CH 332 FST 479: BI 212 and CH 331 and CH 332 Students must earn at least a 2.00 "major" GPA. The major GPA is a cumulative GPA calculated on a list of courses particular to each option. Selected core and option courses are included, as specified in the list accompanying requirements of each option. Chemistry/Biochemistry Foundation Courses BB 350. Elementary Biochemistry (4) CH 231, CH 232, CH 233. *General Chemistry (4,4,4) CH 261, CH 262, CH 263. *Laboratory for Chemistry 231–233 (1,1,1) CH 324. Quantitative Analysis (4) CH 331, CH 332. Organic Chemistry (4,4) CH 337. Organic Chemistry Laboratory (4) Physics, Statistics and Mathematics Foundation Courses PH 201. *General Physics (5) ST 351. Introduction to Statistical Methods (4) Select either MTH 241 or (MTH 251 and MTH 252): MTH 241. *Calculus for Management and Social Science (4) or MTH 251. *Differential Calculus (4) and MTH 252. Integral Calculus (4) Biological Science Foundation Courses BI 211. *Principles of Biology (4) BI 212. *Principles of Biology (4) BI 213. *Principles of Biology (4) MB 302. General Microbiology (3) MB 303. General Microbiology Laboratory (2) Communication Foundation Courses COMM 111. *Public Speaking (3) Select one of WR 222, WR 327 or WR 362: WR 222. *English Composition (3) WR 327. *Technical Writing (3) WR 362. *Science Writing (3) Food Science and Technology Core Courses BEE 472. Introduction to Food Engineering Principles (5) BEE 473. Introduction to Food Engineering Process Design (3) FST 360. Food Safety and Sanitation (3) FST 370. Industry Preparation/HACCP (3) FST 385. ^Communicating Food and Fermentation Science (3) FST 407. Senior Seminar (1) FST 421. *Food Law (3) FST 422. Food Chemistry Fundamentals (4) FST 425. ^Food Systems Chemistry (4) Footnotes: *Baccalaureate Core Course ^Writing Intensive Course A C– or better grade is required in the following courses: BI 212, CH 331–CH 332, MTH 112, MTH 241 or MTH 251, PH 201 and ST 351. Postbaccalaureate Study in FST - Admission Students holding a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution who are otherwise admissible to Oregon State University will be accepted into the Food Science and Technology major upon meeting the following additional criteria: All of the following courses (or equivalents) must be completed with a cumulative GPA of 2.25 (4.00 maximum scale). In the case of repeated courses, the second grade earned in the course will be used in the GPA calculation. BI 211–BI 213 Principles of Biology CH 231–CH 233 General Chemistry and CH 261–CH 263 General Chemistry Laboratory MTH 111 College Algebra; MTH 112 Elementary Functions and MTH 241 Calculus for Management and Social Science or MTH 251 Differential Calculus PH 201 General Physics Earning the Degree To earn a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Food Science and Technology, postbaccalaureate students must fulfill all of the FST major requirements, selecting any one of three options: Enology and Viticulture, Fermentation Science, or Food Science. The Baccalaureate Core (general studies) component of an OSU bachelor's degree is considered fulfilled by the student's first degree. Additionally, the university requires that a minimum of 45 credits applied to this degree (32 if the first degree is from OSU) must be completed with Oregon State University course work completed while enrolled in this degree program. [-]