Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Minor in Food Engineering

The Minor of Depth in Food Engineering is aimed at students in the Chemical Engineering major. It is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge for success in the growing food industry and an understanding of the effect of physical, chemical and biological changes on the quality of raw materials from agriculture and the sea, and applying them to the formulation of new foods.

Required Courses

  • IIQ2633 Chemistry and Food Analysis
  • IIQ2623 Food Microbiology and Hygiene
  • IIQ2723 Food Engineering
  • IIQ2603 Food Science


  • IIQ2930 Introduction to Gastronomic Engineering
  • IIQ2985 Research or Project

The list of courses is subject to modifications according to the academic planning in effect at the time of course registration. Remember to always be informed of the latest updates to the Study Programs.