Culinology® Major

Chefs and head cooks are in high demand, with a projected 15 percent increase in employment over the next decade. The Culinology® degree program prepares you for these in-demand careers, and many more, offering the opportunity to gain a broad education in Food Science and Culinary Arts. It involves the integration of Food Science and Culinary Arts so that you will be prepared to work in diverse areas within the food industries—from experimental research chefs and menu planners to food manufacturing, fine dining, and product development.


If a plate is your canvas and a kitchen your studio, this major is your path. This degree program blends food science and technology with the culinary arts to prepare you for a variety of in-demand careers in the food industry, from chef to product developer and many more.

Career Opportunities:

  • Chef - median annual salary of $41,500
  • Food scientist - median annual salary of $64,020
  • Ingredient sales manager - median annual salary of $60,140
  • Quality assurance specialist - median annual salary of $53,830