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Doctor of Philosophy

Food Science and Technology Concentration

Credit Hours Required Courses
19
NFS CORE COURSES

The following courses or demonstration to the student’s Graduate Committee of proficiency in one or more of these courses from previous coursework and experience, are required, and must be included in the 35 hours required for the Food Science and Technology Concentration:

Students must have credit, or demonstrated competency*, in:

Credit Hours Required Courses
4
NFS 4060 (Food Chemistry)
3
NFS 4075 (Food Preservation)
4
NFS 4050 (Food Composition and Analysis)
4
NFS 4162 (Food Microbiology)
20
Elective Hours**
54
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

Depending on prior coursework and experience, additional courses may be required to satisfy the 54-hour course requirement for the Ph.D. degree. Elective hours or additional courses required for each student’s program of study will be determined by the Major Professor and the Graduate Committee. Courses would reflect the students' professional interests and are generally taken from Agricultural Sciences, Biological Sciences, and Experimental Statistics; however, they could also be taken from Business

NOTES:
*Competency can be demonstrated through the same procedures as for M.S. students in the Requirements for Master of Science in the Food Science Technology concentration section.

**If a student has credit or competency in any or all of these courses, additional elective hours will need to be taken.

Contact Us

  • Marlene Janes
    Professor and Coordinator of Graduate Studies
    Agricultural Chemistry Building
    phone: (225) 342‐5812
    email: mjanes@agcenter.lsu.edu
revised: 18-May-2018 9:54