Department of Food Science, Ontario Agricultural College
Major (Honours Program)
Students may enter this major in Semester 1 or any semester thereafter. A student wishing to declare the major may wish to consult the Faculty Advisor.
Students lacking Grade 12 or 4U Biology, Chemistry or Physics should follow the revised schedule of study for this major found at: https://www.uoguelph.ca/bsc/revised_SS/.
|Semester 1 - Fall|
|BIOL*1090||Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology||0.50|
|CHEM*1040||General Chemistry I||0.50|
|MATH*1080||Elements of Calculus I||0.50|
|PHYS*1080||Physics for Life Sciences||0.50|
|0.50 Liberal Education electives 1||0.50|
|Semester 2 - Winter|
|BIOL*1080||Biological Concepts of Health||0.50|
|CHEM*1050||General Chemistry II||0.50|
|MATH*1090||Elements of Calculus II||0.50|
|PHYS*1070||Physics for Life Sciences II||0.50|
|0.50 Liberal Education electives||0.50|
|Semester 3 - Fall|
|BIOC*2580||Introduction to Biochemistry||0.50|
|FOOD*2150||Introduction to Nutritional and Food Science||0.50|
|MICR*2420||Introduction to Microbiology||0.50|
|Semester 4 - Winter|
|FOOD*2100||Communication in Food Science||0.50|
|FOOD*2620||Food Engineering Principles||0.50|
|NUTR*3210||Fundamentals of Nutrition||0.50|
|Semester 5 - Fall|
|FOOD*3030||Food Chemistry I||0.50|
|FOOD*3160||Food Processing I||0.75|
|Semester 6 - Winter|
|FOOD*3040||Food Chemistry II||0.50|
|FOOD*3170||Food Processing II||0.50|
|FOOD*3700||Sensory Evaluation of Foods||0.50|
|Semester 7 - Fall|
|FOOD*4190||Advanced Food Analysis||0.50|
|FOOD*4260||Food Product Development I||0.50|
|Semester 8 - Winter|
|FOOD*4270||Food Product Development II||0.50|
CIS*1200 Introduction to Computing, rather than a Liberal Education credit is recommended for those needing to improve their computer skills.
- ENGL*1030 Effective Writing is recommended for those students needing to improve their English grammar.
- FOOD*2150 Introduction to Nutritional and Food Science could be replaced by FOOD*2010 Principles of Food Science with permission of the Faculty Advisor.
- Of the 6.50 electives credits:
- A least 2.00 credits must be Liberal Education electives.
- At least 2.00 must be from list of Restricted electives.
- At least 1.00 must be from additional Science electives (1.50 if MCS*3010 Quality Management is chosen as a Restricted Elective)
|FOOD*4090||Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals||0.50|
|FOOD*4110||Meat and Poultry Processing||0.50|
|FOOD*4220||Topics in Food Science||0.50|
|FOOD*4230||Research in Food Science||0.50|
|FOOD*4310||Food Safety Management Systems||0.50|
|FOOD*4520||Utilization of Cereal Grains for Human Food||0.50|
|POPM*4040||Epidemiology of Food-borne Diseases||0.50|
|UNIV*3140||Flexible Internship in Agri-Food||0.50|
(20.00 Total Credits)
|1st year science required||4.00|
|Required in semesters 3-8||9.50|
|Liberal Education Electives||2.00|
|Additional Science electives (See Note 3 above)||1.00-1.50|
|Free electives (See Note 3 above)||1.00-1.50|
Students not in the Food Science Major who are seeking further study in Food Science are encouraged to consider the Certificate in Food Science. See Special Study Opportunities, Chapter XI of the Calendar.