Full Course Description

Course Modules:
  • Course Introduction (Watch Now!)
  • The Origins of Sensory Science
  • The Senses
  • The Elements of Sensory Evaluation
  • Statistics for Sensory Testing
  • Difference Testing
  • Variations on Descriptive Analysis
  • Quantitative Descriptive Analysis
  • Additional Descriptive Analysis Topics
  • Consumer Research
  • Qualitative Research
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Advanced Statistical Methods
  • Sensory Quality Control
Intended Audience(s):
Sensory Scientists and Technicians, Product Developers, Sales & Marketing, Consumer Insights, Scientists with a concentration in areas other than Sensory Science, Operations & Production Personnel, Dietitians, Academics, Students

Course Instructors:

Continuing Education Credits and Certificates:
  • This Fundamentals of Sensory Science Online Course = 8 CH
  • Current Certified Food Scientist (CFS) Certificants may claim 1 recertification contact hour (CH) per hour of food science content by participating in this eLearning program. Click here for more information on CFS recertification requirements.
  • IFT is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider (IN141) with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Commission on Dietetic Registration. Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians may receive continuing professional education units for participation in this eLearning program.