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Janel Koons
Program Coordinator

Deanna Retzlaff
Food Science Institute
216 Call Hall
1530 Mid-Campus Dr. North
Manhattan, KS 66506


785-532-2202
retzlaff@k-state.edu

Application Process for Food Science and Industry Bachelor's Degree

1. Review Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission into the online food science and industry bachelor’s degree, students must have already completed or meet the following requirements:

  • 30 college credits with a 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA and completion of the following courses:
    • ENGL 100Expository Writing I
    • ENGL 200Expository Writing II
    • COMM 106Public Speaking I
    • MATH 205General Calculus and Linear Algebra OR MATH 220 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
    • BIOL 198Principles of Biology
    • BIOL 455General Microbiology
    • CHM 210Chemistry I
    • CHM 220Chemistry II
  • Reside within the U.S. (active duty U.S. military personnel and dependents are exempt)

View K-State’s transfer equivalency guide to see how previously completed courses will transfer. 

2. Review Application Requirements

Application Deadlines
  • Fall semester (begins in late August): August 1
  • Spring semester (begins in late January): January 1
  • Summer semester (begins in late May): May 1

The application, application fee and additional required documentation must be received by the application deadline. It takes 4-6 weeks for an application to be processed once all materials have been received.

 Application Fee
  • U.S. Applicants: $40
  • International Applicants: $80
Returning K-State Students

Students who have not enrolled at K-State for at least one semester (excludes summer) must reapply. Students will not have to pay the application fee again or resend official required documentation unless additional college coursework has been completed since last enrolled at K-State.

3. Apply

Apply

4. Send Additional Documentation

Students are required to submit official college transcripts from each institution attended. A high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores are not required for this program.

Request official documents be mailed, faxed or sent via electronic transcript provider to:

Office of Admissions
Kansas State University
119 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506-0102
Fax: 785-532-6393

Electronic transcript provider: k-state@k-state.edu

Proof of English Proficiency

Students whose primary language is not English must submit proof of English proficiency during the application process by providing any one of the following official minimum test scores:

Test

Minimum Required Score

Overall score of 79

Overall score of 6.5

Grade of A

Grade of C

English score of 21

Critical Reading score of 530 or Reading score of 29 (on tests taken after March 2016)

Overall score of 53

Pre-1 score


Exception:
students who have completed four years in a U.S. high school with grades of C or better in all college preparatory English courses or who have earned 24 credit hours from a regionally accredited U.S. institution with grades of C or better in English Composition I and II are not required to take any of the above English language proficiency exams.

Note: student-issued or personal copies of transcripts or test scores are not considered official records and will not be accepted. 

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Degree: Bachelor of Science
College: Agriculture
Credits: 126
Course delivery: Online, message boards, email 

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