Foodie

Foodies are interested in food and its significance in health, economy, and culture.

Agronomy

Integrated Crop Management

Prepares students for careers in food and fiber production.

Career Opportunities:

  • Agronomist—median annual salary of $58,600
  • Nursery/greenhouse manager—median annual salary of $46,520
  • Plant breeder—median annual salary of $76,150
  • Scientific support analyst—median annual salary of $48,390

Culinology

Culinology

Prepares students to work as a research chef or work in the areas of product development in the food industry.

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

Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion

Food Processing/Business

Prepares students for careers in the food industry, government or private business by combining courses in food science and business.

Career Opportunities:

  • Consumer safety officer - median annual salary of $82,230
  • Food microbiologist - median annual salary of $66,000
  • Processing/food engineer - median annual salary of $90,000
  • Product development scientist - median annual salary of $60,730

Horticulture

Fruit and Vegetable Production

Prepares students to produce, distribute, and market fruits and vegetables for local consumption and commercial markets.

Career Opportunities:

  • Marketing agent - median annual salary of $132,230
  • Quality control inspector - median annual salary of $37,140
  • Technical product researcher - median annual salary of $69,190