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Upcoming Semester Courses

Spring Semester 2015: January 12 - May 9

FST/FPE 401 – Nutrition, Metabolism and Health (3 credit hours)

Dr. Britt Burton-Freeman
Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 am-11:15 am
Course will be taught at Main Campus, Room TBD 

Study of the structures, types and metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. Discussion of the biological roles of vitamins and minerals. Application and integration of metabolic knowledge with health promotion and chronic disease. ((3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: College level basic biology, chemistry, biochemistry or physiology class. Students are required to have mastered the fundamental science/chemistry/biology concepts as well as writing proficiency.

FST/FPE 507 - Food Analysis (3 credit hours)

Jack Cappozzo
Tuesday, 5:00 pm-7:40 pm
Course will be taught at Main Campus, Room TBD

Techniques for analyzing food toxins, food constituents of public health concern, intentional and unintentional food additives, and modern separation and analytical techniques. (3-0-3) 

Prerequisites: Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry 

FST/FPE 521 - Food Process Engineering  (3 credit hours)

Dr. Kathiravan Krishnamurthy
Wednesday, 5:00 pm-7:40 pm
Course will be taught at Main Campus, Room TBD

Food engineering fundamentals, heat transfer in food processing, food rheology, freezing of foods, food dehydration, kinetics of chemical reactions in foods, refrigeration and thermal process calculations, alternative methods of food processing. (3-0-3) 

FST/FPE 531 -HACCP Planning and Implementation

Dr. Jason Wan
Saturday, 9:00 am-11:30 am
Course will be taught at Main Campus, Room TBD

An introduction to good manufacturing practices (GMP) and other prerequisite programs, examination of the hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) concept, including an introduction to HACCP-regulated industries in the U.S. and international HACCP requirements, development and implementation of HACCP programs, generic HACCP modules, and hands-on development of individual and team HACCP plans. (3-0-3)

FST/FPE 541 - Principles of Food Packaging (3 credit hours)

Dr. Kathir Krishnamurthy
Saturday, 9:00 am-11:40 am
Course will be taught at Main Campus, Room TBD

Type and application of packaging materials.  Migration theories and food package interaction, package testing to ensure safety, and recycling of packaging materials.

FST/FPE 591 - Research and Thesis (1-8credit hours)

FST/FPE 594 - Special Projects (1-6 credit hours)

FST/FPE 597 Special Problems