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California Polytechnic University, Pomona
Food Science and Technology B.S., Science & Technology Career Track

The diversified curriculum in the study of nutrition, food science, and food service management prepares the graduate for a wide variety of challenging professional careers. Graduates are employed in the health care field and food industry as nutritionists, dietitians, nutrition researchers, food technologists, food sales representatives, and food services administrators.

This track emphasizes learning scientific concepts with the application of technology. It provides the opportunity to expand beyond the background provided by the core courses of the major. This track is for students interested in pursuing a master`s and/or a doctoral program in a science or technology field in the future. In addition, this track provides additional background for research and development jobs in industry and the public sector and it will prepare one to become a food chemist, food microbiologist, or a food processing technologist. By carefully selecting electives, students may also earn a minor in chemistry, microbiology, or foods and nutrition.

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  CSU GE-Breadth/IGETC recommended for this major? Yes
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