Study of unit operations in preserving foods by thermal and alternative food processing methods through problem solving and experimentation. Interdependence of food engineering, chemistry, and microbiology principles in food preservation. Prereq: 3120 and Micrbio 4000 (Micrbiol 509) or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 584 or FdScTe 5400 (630). Cross-listed in FdScTe 5400.