Food Manufacturing Minor

The Food Manufacturing minor introduces students to several engineering and operations concepts. A key component of the minor is a three-month manufacturing internship at a food processing facility. Prior to the internship, students will work within the department’s pilot plants, producing at least one of cheese, beer, wine, liquors, or fruit and vegetable products.

Required Courses
BA 357OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
FST 315PILOT PLANT EXPERIENCES2
FST 410INTERNSHIP3
ST 351INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL METHODS4
Select one of the following:4
*DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS
INTEGRAL CALCULUS
MATHEMATICAL IDEAS IN BIOLOGY
Select 10-12 credits of the following:10-12
MANAGING ORGANIZATIONS
ENGINEERING ECONOMY
STATISTICAL QUALITY CONTROL
PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN ENGINEERING
LEAN MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Total Hours27-29

Minor Code: 797