Biology Program - Food Safety

About the Food Safety Concentration

 In response to increasing reports of food-borne illnesses and food recalls, state and federal laws and regulations have become more stringent. Therefore, food retailers and regulatory agencies at the municipal, state and federal levels must have in-house personnel who are trained and certified in food safety. Students in this program will receive a bachelor’s degree in the Biology Program while completing a wide variety of courses designed to foster the skills and knowledge necessary for entry into food safety fields, understand the ethical responsibilities of the food safety profession, gain the academic background for additional training and acceptance into graduate school and understand the needs of food retail businesses and government regulators.

Program Overview

Students will receive a Backelor's degree in the Biology Program while completing a wide variety of courses designed to:

  1. Impart the skils and knowledge for entry into food safety fields.
  2. Understand the ethical responsibilities to the food safety profession and society. 
  3. Gain the academic background for additional training and acceptance into graduate school. 
  4. Understand the needs of the food retail business, governent regulators and society. 

Courses

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