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    Middle Tennessee State University
   
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Fermentation Science, B.S.


School of Agribusiness and Agriscience  
615-898-2424
Tony Johnston, program coordinator
Tony.Johnston@mtsu.edu

The program leading to a major in Fermentation Science is designed for students who are interested in the science and art of fermenting foods and beverages as well as developing practical research and outreach initiatives to answer questions facing the growing fermentation-related industries in Tennessee, the United States, and the world.

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Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Fermentation Science, B.S.  

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following General Education courses are recommended for this major:

  • MATH 1730 (Math)
  • BIOL 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)
  • CHEM 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)

Major Requirements (57 hours)


Specialized Track (21 hours)


Students will select 21 credit hours from the following areas of interest: wine industry, brewing or distillation, fermented dairy foods, fermented meat or baked foods

Business Foundations (12 hours)


NOTE: Students may count business foundations courses toward the requirements for a minor in Business Administration or Entrepreneurship.

Electives (10 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Fermentation Science


Curricular listing includes General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 29 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


  • Business foundation courses 3 credit hours
  • FERM specialized courses 9 credit hours
  • Electives 10 credit hours
  • FERM research experience 3 credit hours
  • FERM internship experience 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 28 Hours