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Food Science

Food Science Business Track (click to view PDF)
Food Science Pre-professional Track (click to view PDF)
Food Science Student Handbook (click to view PDF)

This study track educates and develops skills in students who desire to work in food processing, regulation and food business arena, both in the public and private sector. This track also prepares students for managerial positions since there is a high demand for people with skills in food science and knowledge of business, accounting, and interpersonal skills. Students learn about food chemistry, microbiology, structure, engineering, safety, regulation, sanitation, quality control, and business-oriented courses.

Students interested in the Food Science option may contact the CTAHR Academic Advising Office, at ctahradv@hawaii.edu, and are encouraged to refer to the Food Science Option Student Handbook for more information about this option.

Career Opportunities

CAREER ENVIRONMENT RESPONSIBILITES

Quality Assurance Officer/ Supervisor

  • Food Production Induststries
  • Food Companies
  • Laboratories
  • Assures Consistent Quality of Production by Developing and Enforcing Godd Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP) Systems
  • Enforcement of Regulations (Safety & Quality)
  • Validating Processes
  • Providing Documentation
  • Staff Management
Food Chemist
  • Research and Development
  • Laboratories
  • Food Production Industries
  • Understanding Food Properties, Composition, and Utilizing the Knowledge to Yield Products After Conducting Several Experiments That Meet Standards in the Industry and Government
Food Scientist
  • Research and Development
  • Federal Government
  • Laboratories
  • Food Processing Industries
  • Universities
  • Understanding Sciences Such as Chemistry, Biotechnology, etc to Develop Ways to Preserve, Process, Package, Store, and Deliver Foods
  • Basic Research Such as New Foods, Specific Nutritional Contents of Foods, Etc.

 

There's So Much More Out There!

U.S. MILITARY
TEACHER/PROFESSOR
SPORTS TEAM
SUMMER CAMPS
CHEF/COOKING SCHOOLS
CONSUMER ADVOCATE
INFORMATION SPECIALIOST
WEIGHT LOSS SPECIALIST
NUTRITION JOURNALIST/WRITER
WELLNESS CENTERS
DAY CARE CENTERS
YMCA/HEALTH CLUBS
SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR
WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC) PROGRAM
SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)
ATHLETIC COUNSELOR
PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAMS
PEACH CORPS
ATHLETIC CLUBS
CONSULTING FIRMS
PUBLISHERS
MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS
NURSING HOMES

Start Your Job Search Here!

http://www.hawaiijobsondemand.com/

http://www.hirenethawaii.com/vosnet/Default.aspx

http://www.hawaiijobengine.com/

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii.default.cfm

www.nutritionjobs.com

www.nutrition.org/jobs/

www.usajobs.gov/

Want to learn more about the FSHN major?

All academic inquiries for FSHN will be handled by the CTAHR Academic Advising Office

 

The advisors are located on the first floor of Gilmore Hall, appointments are required to meet with them. To make an appointment, please visit https://ctahradv.youcanbook.me/.

 

Prior to your academic advising appointment, please review the FSHN program information here: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hnfas/degrees/undergrad/FSHN.html. We have student handbooks for all of our academic degree options in FSHN. Please read the handbook for the degree option you wish to pursue PRIOR to attending your advising appointment.

 

For all academic advising questions, please contact the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) professional advisors at: ctahradv@hawaii.edu.

 

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The FSHN Council is the student club for the FSHN program