Most college services will be closing at 4 pm on Friday, October 11, and will reopen on Tuesday morning, October 15. There will be no Enrolment Services offered on campus over the weekend but online services are available. Part-time Learning classes will take place as scheduled on the weekend. There are no classes on the statutory holiday Monday, October 14.

Introduction to Food Science

Course Code FST-211
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This course covers the principles of food science as they pertain to current issues, and advances in food science that are relevant to professionals working in the food industry (both private and public sector). This course introduces students to the make-up and structure of food and its importance in nutrition, health and the well-being of the consumer. The course further provides a brief introduction of the physical properties that influence changes in foods during the handling and processing. Included is an overview of food components, additives and preservatives and their importance in nutrition, food safety and product quality.