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Food Safety Minor

Foods – a way of life.

A minor in Food Safety is a valuable option for students interested in working in any aspect of the food industry. Course work in the Food Safety minor will be taught in a variety of formats incorporating lecture, laboratory, and field-based learning experiences.

Students who complete a minor in food safety will be equipped with the ability to identify food pathogens, demonstrate an understanding of food safety management, and engage in the microbiology and safety of food as it is manufactured and distributed.

Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.