If you’re interested in graduate work or a career that would benefit from an understanding of the science of food and food systems, the food science minor will be a great supplement to your undergraduate major.

The minor in food science at UMass Amherst will give you the critical thinking skills you need to solve complex problems in the field. When you begin your work, you’ll choose one of a range of introductory course options. Then you’ll select four electives depending on your particular interests.