Human Health Majors
Combining biology with engineering, biosystems engineers make sure we have our daily essentials: safe and plentiful food to eat, pure water, clean energy sources, and a safe environment to live in.
The Food Industry Management program provides a system-wide perspective of managerial problems confronting firms in the food industry, recognizes the increasing interdependence among such firms and focuses on creating consumer value.
Food Science is a multidisciplinary field applying chemistry, microbiology, engineering and nutrition to develop new food products and design processes to improve the safety and quality of foods.
Nutritional Sciences focuses on the biological and physical sciences of nutrition and its relationships to human health with concentrations in biomedical and molecular nutrition, global nutrition and health and public health nutrition.
The Dairy Program is designed to give students a basic foundation of knowledge and skills about dairy cows, the dairy industry, and dairy farming as a business which they can continue to build upon after graduation from the program.
The Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management program at community college partners provides students an opportunity to apply practical knowledge and training on the selection, use and management of fruit and vegetable crops.
The Fruit, Vegetable, and Organic Horticulture Management program provides students an opportunity to gain the necessary skills for a successful career in the fruit and vegetable industries.
Some College of Agriculture and Natural Resources graduate programs include:
- Agricultural Food & Resource Economics (MS, PhD)
- Biosystems Engineering (MS, PhD)
- Food Science (MS, PhD)
- Human Nutrition (MS, PhD)
- Packaging (MS, PhD)