Food Science and Nutrition


This programme will provide students with an in-depth understanding of food processing, food texture, flavour,
food formulations, new product development and food safety. Exposure to these areas will make students fully
equipped to succeed in their desired career path. Food Science is discipline that applies pure science subjects
of chemistry, biology, nutrition, biochemistry and microbiology, to the study of the nature, properties and
composition of foods and the changes, which they undergo during storage and processing. Food Science also
involves maintaining and improving food quality and safety. It helps study specific modules where the students
will investigate operations to preserve foods such as freezing, drying and canning, as well as special procedures,
which are used to produce everyday commodities, and study the effects food and drink, can have on our health
and wellbeing.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) exists between Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR – CFTRI, Mysore) and The American College, Syllabi has been prepared with inputs and guidance of scientists of CFTRI and industry partners.
Job opportunities are available in Food Processing / Manufacturing Industries, Hotels / Restaurants / Resorts, Factories, Railways, Airways. Lab Assistants in Food Analytical Laboratories, Research Centers. Supervisors in Big Bazaars / Food Malls and Dietitian in hospitals.

Courses offered: B.Sc. , M.Sc