Our department is home to three minors. You can click on the links to view the minor’s required coursework. You can click here to view earlier requirement terms based on your enrollment to Ohio State.
Brewing Science Minor
The 15-credit hour Brewing Science Minor will provide undergraduates an understanding of the biological and chemical principles of brewing as it follows the process from “malting grains to a pint” and how to maintain consistent quality in the brews. The minor is targeted for those students interested in working in the brewing industry or the homebrewer that wants to improve their skills.
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Food Processing Minor
A minor in food processing is for students who wish to develop a better understanding of the fundamental principles of food processing for value addition, with a focus on plant operations. This minor will be especially helpful for those students who plan to work in the food industry. Topics covered include microbiology and engineering as food is processed and packaged.
Food Safety Minor
A minor in food safety is for students interested in the principles underlying keeping food safe and will be especially helpful for those students interested in working in this aspect of the food industry. Topics covered focus upon microbiology and safety of food as it is manufactured and distributed.