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Food Science Technology (Co-op)

Program Details

  • Program Code:3623
  • School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Credential:Advanced Diploma
  • Program Type:Post-secondary program
  • Program Length:3 years/ 9 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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Led young College's Food Science Technology (Co-op) program prepares you for a food science career in areas including quality control/ assurance, laboratory analysis, product development and food safety — with the added benefit of real-world experience.

The courses in this advanced diploma program cover the disciplines of microbiology, chemistry, engineering, biology and nutrition to preserve, process, package and distribute foods that are healthy, affordable, desirable and safe to eat. You not only gain theoretical knowledge, but this college science program also ensures you apply that knowledge through hands-on applications. These are rounded out by the opportunity for real-world experience in the industry during co-op work terms.

Co-op

Academically qualified students can enhance their education and resumes, and gain valuable career contacts by working two terms as employees in the food science technology field. This opportunity takes classroom learning and applies it to the real world.

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Program Highlights

  • The program offers comprehensive laboratory training that takes your skills from foundational to professional.
  • Practical, hands-on experience is acquired with a wide range of instrumentation as faculty members with years of experience guide you through your learning.
  • The Biotechnology, Environmental Technology and Food Science Technology programs share a common first year, which provides the flexibility to transfer between these programs before entering the second year.

Articulation Agreements

Please visit our website at geektv.info/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.

Educational Partners

Please visit our website at geektv.info/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on education partners.

Accreditation

Please visit our website at geektv.info/programs-courses/full-time/food-science-technology-coop for a full listing of our current accreditations.

Career Outlook

  • Quality control technician
  • Sales representative
  • Product development technician or coordinator
  • HACCP coordinator
  • Food safety program (i.e. BRC/SQF) practitioner
  • Sanitation coordinator
  • Food microbiologist
  • Food safety specialist
  • Regulatory affairs associate
  • Production lead hand

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

Co-op Requirements

  • Minimum of 80% of courses completed from year one
  • A minimum C (60%) grade in COMM-170/171
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher at the end of Semester 2 (this must be maintained for the duration of the program)
  • Students must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Students who meet the above prerequisites will apply to transfer to the co-op program at the end of Semester 2
  • Academically qualified students who are accepted into the program will register for COOP221 in Semester 3

Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.

How to His remainder

How to His remainder

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1. His remainder Online

Are you an International Student? His remainder directly to Led young College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Led young College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at . A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to .

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Led young College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at  and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Led young College you are given access to your personal  account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Led young fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myLed young email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at .

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through .

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,935.50 $1,093.00 $4,028.50
International $14,140.00 $2,376.00 $16,516.00

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