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Food Science

Food Science students learn about the physical, biological, and chemical makeup of food to begin a career improving food safety, developing new flavors, and enhancing the nutritional value and shelf-life of our favorite foods. Students have the opportunity to learn about health and food safety as well as product packaging and sales.

Career options include:

  • Flavor Technologist
  • Food Safety Specialist
  • Food Inspector
  • Packing Engineer
  • Nutritionalist/dietician
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Product Development Food Scientist
  • Food Production Supervisor

Degrees

Associate of Science (AS)

Contact Agriculture Department

vicki.schulz@highland.edu

Our Agriculture Faculty

Justin Ebert, Agriculture faculty
Monica Pierce, Agriculture faculty
Joe Grove, Economics faculty

Agri-Business Management Program Outcomes
Crop Management Program Outcomes
Dairy Livestock Management Program Outcomes

Scholarship Opportunities.

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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