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Courses with the FS Subject

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Courses

Food Science (FS)

110 Introduction to Food Science 3 Chemistry, microbiology, and processing of food and food products; concepts of food preservation, packaging and marketing of foods; world food issues. Field trip may be required. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

201 [BSCI] Science on Your Plate 3 Applications of science, scientific literacy, and critical thinking as related to the development and manufacture of modern food products and their use in modern civilizations. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

201 (Effective through Summer 2017) [BSCI] Science on Your Plate 3 Course Prerequisite: One [P] or [PSCI] course or concurrent enrollment, or one [Q] or [SCI] course or concurrent enrollment, or sophomore standing. Applications of science, scientific literacy, and critical thinking as related to the development and manufacture of modern food products and their use in modern civilizations. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

220 Food Safety and Quality 3 Regulation, safety, and wholesomeness of food products; microbiological, chemical, and physical risks associated with food; hazard analysis as related to food safety, processing and quality; sanitation and pest management principles; methods for analyzing the sensory qualities of food products; problem management associated with food quality assurance. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

301 Food Mycology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 101, or MBIOS 304 and 305. Survey of the fungi important in food production, storage, and spoilage. (Crosslisted course offered as FS 301, PL P 301). Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

301 (Effective through Summer 2017) Food Mycology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 101. Survey of the biology and uses of fungi important in the production and storage of foods and beverages. (Crosslisted course offered as PL P 301, FS 301).

302 [M] Food Processing Lab 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment with FS 303. Application of specialized techniques, concepts and practices of food processing. Field trip required. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

303 Food Processing 3 Course Prerequisite: FS 110; FS 220; MATH 140 or 171; STAT 212 or concurrent enrollment. Specialized techniques, concepts and practices of food processing. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

304 Cereal Chemistry and Processing 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 107; CHEM 345. Cereal and legume structure, chemistry, and function as it relates to processing and utilization. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

329 Dairy Foods Composition and Quality 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: FS 110; CHEM 345. Introduction to the dairy processing industry. Chemistry of milk components. Standards of identity of dairy products. Quality control tests of fluid milk. Microbiology of fluid milk. Organoleptic properties of fluid milk. Chemical changes during storage. Federal, state, and international regulations applied to dairy foods. Cleaning and sanitation in dairy manufacturing plants. Dairy effluents and waste management. Two 1-day field trips required. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

401 Topics in Food Science V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Selected topics in food science. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

402 Industrial Fermentations 3 Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 101 or 305; MBIOS 303. Science and technology associated with industrial-scale food fermentations. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

405 Ciders and Other Fermented Foods 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: FS 304; FS 465. Chemistry, microbiology, and technology associated with the production of cider, beer, and other food fermentations. Two half-day field trips required. (Crosslisted course offered as FS 405, HORT 405). Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

406 Evaluation of Dairy Products 2 Course Prerequisite: FS 110. Identifying attributes of different dairy products caused by production, processing, and storage issues; determining probable cause of those attributes and how to reduce their occurrence. Recommended preparation: FS 329; FS 429; FS 430. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

406 (Effective through Fall 2017) Evaluation of Dairy Products I 1 Identifying defects in dairy products and relating these defects to their probable cause; remedies. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

407 Evaluation of Dairy Products Lab 1 (0-3) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: FS 406 or concurrent enrollment. Identifying defects in dairy products and intense training for Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Competition. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students. S, F grading.

409 Principles of Environmental Toxicology 3 Nature, properties, effects, and detection of toxic substances in the environment and in environmentally exposed species, including humans. Credit not granted for both FS 409 and 509. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 102 or 107; CHEM 102; CHEM 105; CHEM 106; STAT 212. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

416 Food Microbiology 3 Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 101, or MBIOS 304 and 305. Purpose for enumeration, detection and identification of microorganisms in food products; physical, chemical and environmental factors influencing growth and survival of foodborne microorganisms; pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms in food and their control. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

417 Food Microbiology Laboratory 2 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in FS 416. Methods for enumeration, detection, and identification of spoilage and pathogenic microorganisms in foods. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

418 Oral Seminar in Food Science 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: FS 110 or 220; junior standing; certified major in food science. Development of skills and communication tools and techniques for oral presentations of current food science research. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

422 Sensory Evaluation of Food and Wine 3 Course Prerequisite: STAT 212; FS 110 or VIT ENOL 113. Theory, principles and application of sensory evaluation techniques in appearance, aroma, flavor and texture of foods and wine. (Crosslisted course offered as FS 422, VIT ENOL 422). Credit not granted for both FS 422 and FS 522. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

423 Sensory Evaluation of Food and Wine Lab 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: FS 422 or concurrent enrollment. Practical application of FS 422 including theory, principles and application of sensory evaluation techniques for appearance, aroma, flavor and texture of foods and wine. Recommended preparation: Age 21 or older. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

429 Dairy Products 3 Course Prerequisite: CHEM 345; FS 303; MBIOS 303. Dairy chemistry, microbiology, sanitation, product development and processing from cow to consumer. Credit not granted for both FS 429 and FS 529. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

430 Dairy Products Lab 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: FS 429 or concurrent enrollment. Hands-on skills formulating, processing, evaluating and analyzing dairy products using communication and critical thinking skills. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

432 Food Engineering 3 Course Prerequisite: FS 303; PHYSICS 101. Food engineering for improving the efficiency of food processing operations and quality processed food; heat transfer, stream, air-vapor mixtures, refrigeration and fluid flow. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

433 Food Engineering Lab 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: FS 432 or concurrent enrollment. To enhance the learning experience of the students taking FS 432 through laboratories, problem sessions and group discussions. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

436 Principles of Sustainability 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Issues and processes in sustainability; resource management, waste generation and management; industrial approaches to sustainability; case studies. Credit not granted for both FS 436 and 536. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

460 Food Chemistry 3 Course Prerequisite: CHEM 345; MBIOS 303. Fundamentals of food chemistry; composition of foods and the changes that occur during processing. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

461 [M] Food Chemistry Laboratory 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: FS 460 or concurrent enrollment. Experiments related to the properties, reactions and interactions of chemical components of foods. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

462 Food Analysis 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: CHEM 345; FS 302; FS 303; senior standing. Introductory food analysis; methods common to many food commodities. Recommended preparation: FS 460; FS 461. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

464 Food Toxicology 3 Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 303. General principles of toxicological evaluation of chemicals which enter the food chain; toxicology of food additives, colors, preservatives, drugs, pesticides and natural toxins in foods and risk characterization. Credit not granted for both FS 464 and FS 564. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

465 Wine Microbiology and Processing 3 Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 303; MBIOS 101 or 305. Technical principles related to the processing and fermentation of wines with an emphasis on microbiology. (Crosslisted course offered as FS 465, VIT ENOL 465). Credit not granted for both FS/VIT ENOL 465 and FS 565. Recommended preparation for graduate students: MBIOS 303; MBIOS 304; MBIOS 101 or 305. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

466 Wine Microbiology and Processing Laboratory 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: FS 465 or concurrent enrollment; MBIOS 101 or 304. Hands-on winemaking; application of chemical microbiological methods for wine analysis. Field trip required. (Crosslisted course offered as FS 466, VIT ENOL 466). Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

470 Advanced Food Technology 3 Course Prerequisite: FS 302; FS 303. Physical principles of food preservation and recent advances in food technology. Credit not granted for both FS 470 and FS 570. Recommended preparation: FS 416; FS 432; FS 460. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

475 Statistical Quality Management of Food Products 3 Course Prerequisite: FS 302 or concurrent enrollment; FS 303 or concurrent enrollment; STAT 212 or concurrent enrollment. Apply modern statistical methods for quality control and improvement of biomanufactured goods. This course is designed to expose the student to principles of statistical process control while providing a basis of application in a variety of situations and systems. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

475 (Effective through Summer 2017) Statistical Quality Management of Food Products 3 Course Prerequisite: FS 302; FS 303; STAT 212. Apply modern statistical methods for quality control and improvement of biomanufactured goods. This course is designed to expose the student to principles of statistical process control while providing a basis of application in a variety of situations and systems. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

489 [CAPS] Food Product Development 3 (1-6) Course Prerequisite: FS 302; FS 303; FS 416; FS 460; senior standing. Course serves as a capstone experience for food science seniors, and will require the application of food chemistry, food processing/engineering, and microbiology course knowledge in formulating a new food product. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

495 Internship in Food Science 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Students work full time in industrial assignments with prior approval of advisor and industrial supervisor. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students. S, F grading.

496 Internship in a Winery 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Industrial assignments at a regional, national or international winery. (Crosslisted course offered as FS 496, VIT ENOL 496). Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students. S, F grading.

501 Topics in Food Science V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Selected topics in food science. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

509 Principles of Environmental Toxicology 3 Nature, properties, effects, and detection of toxic substances in the environment and in environmentally exposed species, including humans. Credit not granted for both FS 409 and 509. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 102 or 107; CHEM 102; CHEM 105; CHEM 106; STAT 212. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

510 Functional Foods and Health 3 Benefits of foods beyond basic nutrition; bioactive compounds in functional foods and nutraceuticals relating to disease prevention and health promotion. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 101; BIOLOGY 102, or BIOLOGY 106; BIOLOGY 107; MBIOS 303. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

511 Food Lipids 3 Occurrence, structure, chemical and physical properties; functions of lipids in foods. Recommended preparation: FS 460; MBIOS 303. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

512 Food Proteins and Enzymes 2 Chemistry/biochemistry of proteins/enzymes applied to food research and industry; protein functionality/enzyme technology application to food industry. Recommended preparation: FS 460; MBIOS 303. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

513 Food Carbohydrates 3 Structure function relationships of polysaccharides within food systems as a function of their respective molecular structures and physical characteristics. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

515 Food Fermentations -- Microbiology and Technology 3 Fundamental understanding of food fermentation science and technology knowledge and principles; application of scientific knowledge to assess and solve food fermentation science and technology problems. Recommended preparation: MBIOS 101 or 305; MBIOS 303. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

516 Food Laws 2 Become familiar with government statutes and regulations that contribute to a safe, nutritious, and wholesome food supply. Understand more about the law and the US legal system relevant to the regulation of the manufacture and sale of food and supplements, including jurisdictional issues, administrative law, and tort, contract, corporate, environmental, labor, and criminal law issues. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

517 Scientific Writing 2 May be repeated for credit. Fundamentals of good technical writing and presentation; preparing and writing thesis/dissertation, scientific publications, and research grants; bibliography organization and citing, statistical data analysis, and preparation of graphics, tables, and posters; reviewing and evaluating current research. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

518 Oral Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit. Development of skills and communication tools and techniques for oral presentations of current food science research. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

522 Sensory Evaluation of Food and Wine 3 Recommended preparation: STAT 212; FS 110 or VIT ENOL 113. Theory, principles and application of sensory evaluation techniques in appearance, aroma, flavor and texture of foods and wine. (Crosslisted course offered as FS 422, VIT ENOL 422). Credit not granted for both FS 422 and FS 522. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

529 Dairy Products 3 Dairy chemistry, microbiology, sanitation, product development and processing from cow to consumer. Credit not granted for both FS 429 and FS 529. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

530 Dairy Products Lab 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in FS 529. Hands-on skills formulating, processing, evaluating and analyzing dairy products using communication and critical thinking skills. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

531 Advanced Food Safety and Quality 3 Analysis of the safety, regulation, protection, and quality of processed food products and their manufacturing environment. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

532 Advanced Food Microbiology 3 Current topics in food-borne pathogens, including novel detection method, virulence and pathogenesis, and their interaction with environment and host. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 107, MBIOS 305, or FS 416. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

536 Principles of Sustainability 3 Issues and processes in sustainability; resource management, waste generation and management; industrial approaches to sustainability; case studies. Credit not granted for both FS 436 and 536. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

538 Physical Properties of Food 2 Thermophysical behavior of foods and biopolymers, including water transport/activity, rheological, thermal, dielectric, and barrier properties; Newtonian and non-Newtonian flow; Viscous, viscoelastic, and Hookean behavior; relationship between rheology of food biopolymers and structure, composition, temperature, and plasticizer content. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

564 Food Toxicology 3 General principles of toxicological evaluation of chemicals which enter the food chain; toxicology of food additives, colors, preservatives, drugs, pesticides and natural toxins in foods and risk characterization. Credit not granted for both FS 464 and FS 564. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

565 Wine Microbiology and Processing 3 Technical principles related to the processing and fermentation of wines with an emphasis on microbiology. (Crosslisted course offered as FS 465, VIT ENOL 465). Credit not granted for both FS/VIT ENOL 465 and FS 565. Recommended preparation for graduate students: MBIOS 303; MBIOS 304; MBIOS 101 or 305. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

570 Advanced Food Technology 3 Physical principles of food preservation and recent advances in food technology. Credit not granted for both FS 470 and FS 570. Recommended preparation: FS 416; FS 432; FS 460. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

583 Advances in Cereal Chemistry and Technology 3 Chemistry and functionality of cereal grains as related to their processing, product development, and nutrition. Recommended preparation: CHEM 345, FS 460, or MBIOS 303. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the Food Science PhD program. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. S, U grading.

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