Offered by: Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture, Nutrition and Food Science Department
The curriculum matrix for the degree program may be found here. The curriculum matrix is the alignment of courses (curriculum) with the desired goals and student learning outcomes of the program. It shows what is taught and how these outcomes are achieved through the completion of the degree program.
Introduction: The Master’s Program in the College of Agriculture serves a diverse student population pursuing both applied learning and thesis-based degrees in agriculturally related fields. Upon degree completion, students are equipped to address challenges and critical issues that impact and influence their field of specialization. Mentoring, training and resources essential to skill development that promote life-long learning and critical thinking are provided, positioning graduates as leaders in their chosen discipline.
The Mission of the Master of Science in Agriculture with the sub-plan/option in Nutrition and Food Science is to prepare students to acquire the skills to pursue careers in industry, clinical, teaching, research, or advanced graduate studies by offering a flexible, interdisciplinary curriculum including principles and applications in Nutrition and Food Science.
Program Goal #1: Graduates will demonstrate technical competence of Nutrition Science or Food Science disciplines.
Program Goal #2: Graduates will design, analyze, and interpret discipline-related research.
Program Goal #3: Graduates will communicate (orally and written) professionally and with integrity in individual and group settings.