Recommended Academic Plan for Food Science (FD SC) at University Park

Effective Date: Spring 2018

Semester 1

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

CHEM 110

[Prereq for FDSC 200, BMB 211]
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.
or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
2
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 2

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

MATH 110

[Prereq for FDSC 405]
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

[Prereq for FDSC 405]
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
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence.
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence.
3
Total credits 14

Semester 3

CHEM 202 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 202

CHEM 202

[Prereq for FDSC 400, BMB 211]
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I[Prereq for FDSC 400, BMB 211]
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

[Prereq for upper level FDSC courses]
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FD SC 201 Introductory Food Science PracticumNotes for: FD SC 201

FD SC 201

[Prereq for upper level FDSC courses]
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
MICRB 201 Introductory Microbiology [Prereq for FDSC 408, FDSC 409]
3
MICRB 202 Introductory Microbiology LaboratoryNotes for: MICRB 202

MICRB 202

[Prereq for FDSC 408, FDSC 409]
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Humanities (GH)1 (IL)2 1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence. 2. Three credits each of United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) are needed for graduation
3
Total credits 15

Semester 4

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
B M B 211 Elementary Biochemistry[Prereq for FDSC 400, FDSC 406]
3
PHYS 250 (GN) Introductory Physics I [Prereq for FDSC 405]
4
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA) 1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence.
3
STAT 250 (GQ) Introduction to BiostatisticsNotes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

[Prereq for FDSC 411]
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 240 Introduction to Biometry Notes for: STAT 240

STAT 240

[Prereq for FDSC 411]
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16-18

Semester 5

4
FD SC 408 Food MicrobiologyNotes for: FD SC 408

FD SC 408

[Prereq for FDSC 411]
3
2
B M B 212 Elementary Biochemistry Laboratory [Prereq for FDSC 400, FDSC 406]
1
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA) 1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence.
3
CAS 100A (GWS) Effective Speech Notes for: CAS 100A

CAS 100A

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

Semester 6

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
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Humanities (GH) 1, (US) 2 1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence. 2. Three credits each of United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) are needed for graduation
3
Career Interest CourseNotes for: Career Interest Course

Career Interest Course

(Supporting Courses) Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
0-2
Total credits 12-14

Semester 7

3
3
Career Interest CourseNotes for: Career Interest Course

Career Interest Course

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

Career Interest Course

(Supporting Courses) Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
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 Writing Notes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

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

Semester 8

3
3
Career Interest CourseNotes for: Career Interest Course

Career Interest Course

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

Career Interest Course

(Supporting Courses) Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
3
Electives Course(s)
4
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

*Course requires a grade of C or better

Course satisfies both General Education and degree requirements

1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA  general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement.  These courses may be taken in any sequence.

2. Three credits each of United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) are needed for graduation

3. FDSC 105 (offered in FA and SP semester) is a GHA course

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 above!

 

Legend

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

Footnotes

CHEM 110
[Prereq for FDSC 200, BMB 211]
ENGL 030
1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence.
MATH 110
[Prereq for FDSC 405]
MATH 140
[Prereq for FDSC 405]
1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence.
1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence.
CHEM 202
[Prereq for FDSC 400, BMB 211]
[Prereq for FDSC 400, BMB 211]
FD SC 200
[Prereq for upper level FDSC courses]
FD SC 201
[Prereq for upper level FDSC courses]
[Prereq for FDSC 408, FDSC 409]
MICRB 202
[Prereq for FDSC 408, FDSC 409]
General Education Course
Humanities (GH)1 (IL)2 1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence. 2. Three credits each of United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) are needed for graduation
CHEM 212
CHEM 213 must also be completed if taking the CHEM 210 and CHEM 212 series
[Prereq for FDSC 400, FDSC 406]
[Prereq for FDSC 405]
General Education Course
Arts (GA) 1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence.
STAT 250
[Prereq for FDSC 411]
STAT 240
[Prereq for FDSC 411]
FD SC 408
[Prereq for FDSC 411]
[Prereq for FDSC 400, FDSC 406]
General Education Course
Arts (GA) 1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence.
CAS 100A
FD SC 406
Writing intensive course
General Education Course
Humanities (GH) 1, (US) 2 1. 6 credits minimum of GH, GS, and GA general education courses, and 3 credits minimum for the GHA requirement. These courses may be taken in any sequence. 2. Three credits each of United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) are needed for graduation
Career Interest Course
(Supporting Courses) Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
Career Interest Course
(Supporting Courses) Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
Career Interest Course
(Supporting Courses) Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
Career Interest Course
(Supporting Courses) Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course
Career Interest Course
(Supporting Courses) Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate career interest course