X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Food Science (Co-op) (FOOD:C)

Department of Food Science, Ontario Agricultural College

Major (Honours Program)

Semester 1 - Fall
BIOL*1090 [0.50] Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology
CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I
MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I
PHYS*1080 [0.50] Physics for Life Sciences
0.50 Arts or Social Science electives
Note: CIS*1200, rather than an Arts or Social Science credit is recommended for those needing to improve their computer skills.
Students lacking Grade 12 or 4U Biology, Chemistry or Physics should follow the revised schedule of study for this major found at: https://www.uoguelph.ca/bsc/revised_SS
Semester 2 - Winter
BIOL*1080 [0.50] Biological Concepts of Health
CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II
MATH*2080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus II
PHYS*1070 [0.50] Physics for Life Sciences II
0.50 Arts or Social Science electives
Summer Semester


Semester 3 - Fall
BIOC*2580 [0.50] Introduction to Biochemistry
CHEM*2880 [0.50] Physical Chemistry
COOP*1100 [0.00] Introduction to Co-operative Education
FOOD*2150 [0.50] Introduction to Nutritional and Food Science
MICR*2420 [0.50] Introduction to Microbiology
0.50 electives
Semester 4 - Winter
FOOD*2100 [0.50] Communication in Food Science
FOOD*2620 [0.50] Food Engineering Principles
NUTR*3210 [0.50] Fundamentals of Nutrition
STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I
0.50 electives
Summer Semester
COOP*1000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term I
Semester 5 - Fall
FOOD*3030 [0.50] Food Chemistry I
FOOD*3160 [0.75] Food Processing I
FOOD*3230 [0.75] Food Microbiology
0.50 electives
Semester 6 - Winter
FOOD*3040 [0.50] Food Chemistry II
FOOD*3170 [0.50] Food Processing II
FOOD*3260 [0.50] Industrial Microbiology
FOOD*3700 [0.50] Sensory Evaluation of Foods
0.50 electives
Summer Semester


Fall Semester
COOP*2000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term II
Winter Semester
COOP*3000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term III
Semester 7 - Fall
FOOD*4190 [0.50] Advanced Food Analysis
FOOD*4260 [0.50] Food Product Development I
1.50 electives
Semester 8 - Winter
FOOD*4270 [0.50] Food Product Development II
2.00 electives


See Notes and Credit Summary in Food Science Major.

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1