Create new and better foods.
Apply chemistry, physics, engineering and processing technology to develop healthy foods that taste good, process better, ship well, and last longer. Food Science & Technology is a license to get creative. Or be analytical. Or get on a pre-professional track: pre-med, pre-dental, pre-pharm, pre-vet. Food scientists are in high demand - with a BS degree, you can start at around $48,000/year and with experience make over $100,000.
Find new food sources for fair trade.
Analyze a new food source like a tuber or berry, to commercialize and create new income for farmers in South America or Africa.
Cool science can be warm
We're scientists here, but we're friendly. Warm. Down-to-earth. Very different from the atmosphere at your typical science-focused college.
Intercept harmful agents
Learn to analyze food for carcinogens and contamination to protect humans and animals.
Invent Healthier Snacks
Biotech is big business in California. Learn the skills that can take you into this growth area.