DEGREE CONFERRED

Bachelor of Science (Food Technology)

B.Sc. (Food Technology)

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Assumption University confers the degree of Bachelor of Science in Food Technology upon students who meet all of the following requirements:

  • Have completed the total number of credits of the curriculum
  • Have obtained a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 2.00
  • Have participated in 16 sessions of the Professional Ethics Seminar
  • Have obtained library and financial clearance from the University
  • Have demonstrated good behavior and discipline
  • Have met the minimum English proficiency requirement

Test Instruments

Required Passing Score

AU English Proficiency Assessment

OR

70%*

TOEFL (iBT)

OR

90

TOEFL(P)

OR

575

IELTS

6.5

*70% = Level B2 of Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR)

OBJECTIVES

To produce graduates who have the characteristics, knowledge and skills as follows:

  • Possess good moral and ethics, socially and professionally.
  • Aware of laws, standards and regulations concerning foods and agricultural products.
  • Understand food components, their characteristics and properties, the changes of food components during processing and storage, and selection of suitable analyzing method to determine those food components.
  • Understand the principles underlying food safety and food microbiology, development of quality assurance plan for safety food production and food plant sanitation.
  • Understand the principles used in preservation, engineering, processing and packaging of the foods and the application of the knowledge in order to develop suitable food production process.
  • Understand product development procedure as a systematic and controllable process as well as principle of food marketing
  • Understand how the food business works as well as entrepreneurship
  • Possess analysis skills in food chemistry, food safety and food plant sanitation as well as food processing to control and assure of the quality food.
  • Experiment and analyze the problems related to assessment of physical and sensory qualities of the foods.
  • Able to work with different groups of people in the food industries and related fields.
  • Able to use information technology in searching for information, communication, and presentation of ideas effectively.

COURSES

General Education Courses        30 Credits

Language

Language Courses     12 Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

BG 1002

English II

3

BG 2000

English III

3

BG 2001

English IV

3

Specialized Courses     102 Credits

Core Courses

Core Courses       49 Credits

BS 1001

General Chemistry

3

BS 1002

General Chemistry Laboratory

1

BS 1005

Principles of Biology

3

BS 1006

Biology Laboratory

1

BS 1007

Organic Chemistry

3

BS 1008

Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

BS 1101

Calculus I for Bioscience

3

BS 1201

Physics for Bioscience

3

BS 1202

Physics Laboratory for Bioscience

1

BS 2004

Analytical Chemistry

3

BS 2005

Analytical Chemistry Laboratory 

1

BS 2006

Basic Biochemistry

3

BS 2007

Basic Biochemistry Laboratory

1

BS 2008

Physical Chemistry

3

BS 2011

Introduction to Microbiology

3

BS 2013

Engineering Drawing for Bioscience

1

BS 2019

Genetics and Its Food Application

3

BT 2011

Introduction to Biotechnology

3

BT 3015

Industrial Fermentation

3

BT 3016

Enzyme Technology

3

BT 3017

Principles of Research

3

Free Elective Course   6 Credits

FT 4133

Introduction to Wine Appreciation

3

FT 4134

Food Health and Beauty

3

Students can take free elective courses of 6 credits from any faculty in Assumption University upon completion of the prerequisites (if any).

STUDY PLAN

FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

BS 1001

General Chemistry

3

BS 1002

General Chemistry Laboratory

1

BS 1005

Principles of Biology

3

BS 1006

Biology Laboratory

1

BS 1101

Calculus I for Bioscience

3

BS 1201

Physics for Bioscience

3

BS 1202

Physics Laboratory for Bioscience

1

 

One Free Elective Course

3

 

Total

21

Second Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

BG 1002

English II

3

SA 1201

Statistics I

3

BS 1007

Organic Chemistry

3

BS 1008

Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

BS 2004

Analytical Chemistry

3

BS 2005

Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

1

GE 1207

Fundamental Psychology

3

SC 2151

Introduction to Microcomputer Application

3

 

Total

20