Courses of Study 2023-2024 
    
    Feb 27, 2024  
Courses of Study 2023-2024
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FDSC 3960 - Food Safety Assurance


     
Spring. 2 credits. Student option grading (no audit).

Prerequisite: BIOMI 2900  or permission of instructor. Course fees: $135 - $60 for GMP certification and $75 for SQF testing and materials. Co-meets with FDSC 5960 .

A. Snyder.

Food Science 3960/FDSC 5960  will focus on currently used food safety programs to control biological, chemical and physical hazards and assure the safety of foods. Topics include prerequisite programs such as Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), food safety management systems (SQF) and the application of current technologies in reducing foodborne illness. Upon successful completion of the course, the students will receive 1) General HACCP certification and 2) SQF implementation certification (through a collaboration with SQFI [Safe Quality Foods Institute]). These certificates will allow students to be highly qualified for food safety and quality jobs.

Outcome 1: Develop a HACCP plans for different food industries.

Outcome 2: Describe laws and regulations governing food safety principles (preventive controls for human food/HACCP).

Outcome 3: Identify and discuss industry food safety requirements and certifications: organic, halal, kosher, and Global Food Safety Initiatives.

Outcome 4: Analyze different auditing schemes, and be able to complete internal (first party) audits.



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