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Food Science (AA/AS)

Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS)

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 Derek VanderMolen
 Derek VanderMolen 
Associate Professor

 

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    Degree Requirements

    16 credits completed in residence
    2.00 (C) grade point average
    62 total credits
    ASC 100-Freshman Seminar

    Associate in Arts (AA)
    General Education Requirements

    Associate in Science (AS)
    General Education Requirements

    This curriculum is designed for careers in the food industry: Food safety, processing, preservation, sanitation, storage, and marketing of foods.

    The curriculum outlined below is based on most common baccalaureate program requirements.  Students may earn an Associate's degree in Liberal Arts at WSC, but must transfer to a baccalaureate campus to complete a Bachelor's degree in Food Science.

    Suggested Courses Credits
    CHEM 121 General Chemistry I L/L 5
    CHEM 122 General Chemistry II L/L 5
    CHEM 241 Organic Chemistry I L/L 5
    CHEM 242 Organic Chemistry II L/L 5
    ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics 3
    ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
    MATH 146 Applied Calculus 3
    -OR-
    MATH 165 Calculus I 4
    MATH 210 Elementary Statistics 3
    MICRO 202 Microbiology L/L 4
    NUTR 240 Principles of Nutrition 3

    * See specific general education recommendations in appropriate university catalog.

    The courses listed above are reflective of those most commonly required in preparation for transfer to another college or university.  For specific baccalaureate degree requirements, students should consult the catalog of the campus to which they intend to transfer.