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ERIC Number: ED028064
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Oct
Pages: 9
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Report of the Action Committee on Food Sciences.
Schein, Martin W.
Recommendations for an undergraduate program in food sciences are made. Several assumptions are made with regard to food science graduates of 20 years hence: (1) high school graduates will have backgrounds in chemistry, biology, and mathematics comparable to present day college sophomores; (2) the scientific framework for education in food science must focus on basic disciplines of production, processing, and consumption of goods; (3) courses in food science and technology will continue to be a necessary part of the undergraduate program; (4) it is recognized that biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics are undergoing radical revisions in educational approach; and (5) the undergraduate curriculum is a flexible one, subject to constant modification. Recommendations are made for the biological and physical sciences and mathematics aspects of the program. A core program in biology is presented in the appendix. (BC)
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington, DC.; Commission on Undergraduate Education in the Biological Sciences, Washington, DC.