Food Science Concentration - Riverland

Food Science Concentration

Explore the World of Food Science at Riverland Community College

Dive into the fascinating field of Food Science at Riverland Community College, where science meets sustenance, and safety meets satisfaction. Our program is meticulously designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the chemical, biological, and physical properties of food, along with the critical processes that ensure its safety and quality.

Why Choose Riverland’s Food Science Program?

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Gain a robust foundation in the scientific principles that underpin food processing, packaging, distribution, and consumption. Learn about the nutritional needs essential for human health and how to ensure food safety in every step of the supply chain.
  • Career-Focused Education: Prepare for a dynamic career in the food industry with opportunities in production, quality assurance, sanitation, research and development, and laboratory analysis. Our program equips you with the skills needed to excel in various roles, contributing to the innovation and improvement of food products.

Program Highlights:

  • Understand the application of science to enhance food quality, safety, and nutrition.
  • Explore new food product development through hands-on learning experiences.
  • Study the processes involved in food packaging and distribution to meet safety standards.

Career Opportunities:

  • The Food Science concentration is tailored to open doors in several areas of the food industry, ensuring our graduates are ready for employment immediately after completion of the program. Whether you’re interested in the technical aspects of food production or the innovative areas of product development, Riverland provides the education needed to succeed.

Join Us: Are you ready to turn your passion for food into a fulfilling career? Riverland Community College is the place to start, with expert faculty, a dedicated curriculum, and a commitment to your professional development. Fill out our request for more information form today to learn more about the Food Science program and how you can get started on your path to becoming a food science professional. Join us at Riverland, where your journey into the science of food begins!

Last Updated: May 8, 2024

    Quick Facts
  • Associate of Arts
  • 60 Credits | Four Semesters
  • Location: Austin
  • Offering: Fall. Spring

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