Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FDSC 3950 - Food Microbiology Laboratory

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: BIOMI 2911  or equivalent.

C. Loss.

Work includes study of the physiological characteristics of representative food microorganisms, practice in using general and rapid methods for microbiological testing and control of food products, and practice in the application of a systematic approach to controlling the safety of foods, or addressing a food safety issue.

Outcome 1: Use different sampling and plating methods to enumerate and identify microorganisms found in food products.

Outcome 2: Test different commodities for legal microbial standards.

Outcome 3: Isolate and culture bacteria used in food fermentations.

Outcome 4: Conduct environmental sampling in a food plant.

Outcome 5: Describe modern technologies used in food microbiology.

Outcome 6: Formulate a hypothesis and propose a protocol to test it.

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