At FVSU, future food scientists are trained in the methods and disciplines needed to develop the safe, nutritious foods and innovative processes and packaging that a growing world population demands.
Food science applies engineering, biology and the physical sciences to study the nature of foods, why foods deteriorate, food processing principles and ways to improve the taste, nutrition and longevity of foods for the public.
Along with the University of Georgia, FVSU is one of only two schools in Georgia offering a bachelor’s degree in food science. Food product industries account for almost a fifth of the manufacturing employment in the state.
Bachelor of Science with a major in food science.
- Product Development Specialist
- Sensory Scientist
- Regulatory Compliance Officer
- Quality Control Specialist
- Technical Sales Representative
To be admitted to the university high school students must have a GPA of 2.25 as well as an SAT score of 430 on Critical Thinking/Verbal and 400 on Math or an ACT score of 17 on English and 17 on Math.