Recommended Academic Plan for Food Science (FD SC) at Commonwealth Campuses

Effective Date: Fall 2015

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles INotes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
First-Year SeminarNotes for: First-Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar

For campuses that do not require a first-year seminar and offer an alternative first-year engagement plan, this first-year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation from this major which may require the student to take an additional elective.
2
3
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 110 (GQ) Techniques of Calculus I Notes for: MATH 110

MATH 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus With Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles IINotes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
1
3
3
3
Total credits 17

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 202 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 202

CHEM 202

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FD SC 200 Introductory Food ScienceNotes for: FD SC 200

FD SC 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202D (GWS) Effective Writing: Business WritingNotes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
or CHEM 212 Organic Chemistry II AND CHEM 213 Laboratory in Organic ChemistryNotes for: CHEM 212

CHEM 212

CHEM 213 must also be completed if taking the CHEM 210 and CHEM 212 series
3-5
CAS 100A (GWS) Effective Speech Notes for: CAS 100A

CAS 100A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
STAT 250 (GQ) Introduction to BiostatisticsNotes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
4
3
Total credits 16-18

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
4
3
3
1
FD SC 201 Introductory Food Science PracticumNotes for: FD SC 201

FD SC 201

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
MICRB 202 Introductory Microbiology LaboratoryNotes for: MICRB 202

MICRB 202

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Career Interest CourseNotes for: Career Interest Course

Career Interest Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
3
Total credits 16

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
FD SC 405 Food Engineering PrinciplesNotes for: FD SC 405

FD SC 405

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
3
2
Career Interest CourseNotes for: Career Interest Course

Career Interest Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
0-2
Total credits 14-16

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
3
3
Career Interest CourseNotes for: Career Interest Course

Career Interest Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
3
Career Interest CourseNotes for: Career Interest Course

Career Interest Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
3
Career Interest CourseNotes for: Career Interest Course

Career Interest Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
3
Total credits 14

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
3
3
3
Career Interest CourseNotes for: Career Interest Course

Career Interest Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
3
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

NOTE: Be wary of adjusting the sequence of FDSC courses!  FDSC courses are generally only offered in the semester (fall or spring) in which they appear on the Recommended Academic Plan.

 

Three credits of each of United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) are needed for graduation.  Can be taken in combination with any GA, GH, or GS course.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

First-Year Seminar
For campuses that do not require a first-year seminar and offer an alternative first-year engagement plan, this first-year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation from this major which may require the student to take an additional elective.
CHEM 212
CHEM 213 must also be completed if taking the CHEM 210 and CHEM 212 series
Career Interest Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
FD SC 406
Writing intensive course
Career Interest Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
Career Interest Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
Career Interest Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
Career Interest Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
Career Interest Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course