The Food Science Pathway provides learning experiences in food science and safety, which allows students to apply scientific knowledge and processes to the development and preservation of food products. Issues of food science and safety are examined from a scientific and technological perspective.
Students critically analyze information to evaluate and draw conclusions on the appropriate use of technology in food science and safety practices. Units of instruction include; principals of food preservation, food processing, biochemistry, food selection, and consumer health. Students develop personal viewpoints on societal issues concerning the development and preservation of food products, and make career plans in the food industry.