University of California - Davis

Letters and Science

Food Science

Address:

UC Davis, Economics Dept., One Shields Ave.

One Shields Ave

Davis, CA 95616

United States

Phone:

1-530-754-8858

Fax:

1-530-752-2444

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.S.;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students study the application of the biological, chemical, physical and behavioral sciences to the processing, preservation, quality evaluation, public health aspects, and utilization of foods. For the M.S., there are five areas of specialization: chemistry-biochemistry, microbiology, engineering-technology, sensory sciences and enology. Individually designed programs are also acceptable. For the Ph.D. there are four areas of emphasis: biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology/fermentation, and sensory sciences.

Accreditation:

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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