This course is designed for students who have an interest in learning about Environmental Planning and Awareness. Students will have the opportunity to learn from professionals how we can produce enough food to feed the increasing world population while sustaining the planet, how food is processed to produce products people want to eat, and how food and products are distributed.
What will you explore?
• Food Service • Food Production
• Food Distribution • Land Management
• Climate Studies • Landscaping and Plant Life
• Economic Studies • Turf Management
• Professionalism Skills
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
The job outlook for a career in the food science industry is growing at a rate of 8%. As of 2016 the median wage for the industry ranged from $28,390 - $62,920. Logisticians are experiencing job growth at 7% and earning an average of $74,170 per year. Examples of employment are: food scientists, farm management, landscape architect, truck driver, and more.
Dual Credit Opportunity:
Students have the opportunity to earn college credit by dual enrollment through Northwest Missouri State University. (Tuition cost is determined by the University). Courses include Profession Based Essentials (1 credit) and Profession-Based Work Experience (1-3 credits).
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