Food Science & Nutrition
Earn a Bachelor of Science in Food Science from Clemson University by starting here! Students will attend OCtech for two years before transferring to Clemson to finish their degree in food science that will also include a study abroad semester over the summer. Students will learn about food science career choices that offer professional advancement opportunities and will enable them to make a difference in their communities. Industry internships are available.
What do food scientists do?
Food scientists use chemistry, business, microbiology and engineering develop better ways of preserving, processing, packaging, storing and delivering food. Companies such as Frito Lay, Kraft and Cryovac have a high demand for well-educated food science and nutrition graduates. Additionally, government agencies need graduates for food safety and regulatory positions.