Throughout the ages, one constant has been the prominence of food in our lives. Central to not only existence, food plays a significant societal role—core of celebrations, demonstrating appreciation and creativity. The field of food science is a multidisciplinary approach—combining biology, chemistry and other science disciplines to learn and apply what it takes to take to bring safe, affordable food and beverages to the masses. Coursework may include core subjects like chemistry, microbiology and economics, as well as focused studies food development, production, distribution, flavor and regulation. Students will be able to pursue careers in food product development, food research and science, regulatory compliance and food technology.