Food Science and Technology – Pre-Pharmacy Concentration Major Guide for 2013-2014

Concentration for UT Memphis Pharmacy program

This curriculum is designed for students planning on applying to the UT Memphis Pharmacy program. The prerequisites required for that program are included in the curriculum. Read more about the Food Science and Technology program under either the Pre-professional concentration or the Science concentration under Food Science and Technology. The student will receive a B.S. in Food Science degree with any of these concentrations.

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Students are encouraged to participate in faculty-led study abroad programs sponsored by Students are encouraged to participate in faculty-led study abroad programs sponsored by CASNR, which include Thailand and Jamaica. Other UT faculty-led and semester abroad programs are offered through the Center for International Education. CASNR does offer some scholarships for CASNR students participating in study abroad programs. Students, faculty and staff participate in the annual Unity through Diversity Dinner held each fall. Some students select a minor in Modern Foreign Languages and Literature.

Learn more about UT’s Ready for the World initiative to help students gain the international and intercultural knowledge they need to succeed in today’s world.

Academic Plan and Milestones

Following an academic plan will help students stay on track to graduate in four years. Beginning with first-time, first-year, full-time, degree-seeking students entering in the Fall 2013 semester, UT has implemented Universal Tracking (uTrack), an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones may include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA.

To see a sample academic plan and milestones for this major, go to


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For More Information

Dr. Jennifer Richards, Undergraduate Coordinator
The University of Tennessee
Department of Food Science and Technology
2510 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-946-1089
Fax: 865-974-7332


The information on this page should be considered general information only. For more specific information on this and other programs refer to the UT catalog or contact the department and/or college directly.